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(April 11, 2002, Gazette)

Dean of Business Administration

Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, Faculty of Business Administration. The successful applicant will provide strong, creative and collaborative leadership and sound management for the Faculty and serve as its spokesperson within and outside the university. Candidates for Dean of Business Administration should have relevant administrative experience, the energy and the strategic vision to sustain and build upon the Faculty’s commitment to programs and research of the highest quality.

The Faculty of Business Administration, comprising approximately 1200 undergraduate students, 170 graduate students, 42 faculty and 25 staff, offers highly successful B.B.A. and B.Comm. programs, including a co-operative education program and an M.B.A. It also has a number of vigorous outreach institutes. Further information on the Faculty is available on the Memorial University website at

Memorial University of Newfoundland is Atlantic Canada’s leading comprehensive university and one of the region’s most important research facilities. It plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. The university is located in a community known for its friendliness, historic charm, vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

The appointment will take effect in August 2002 , or as soon as possible thereafter, for a term of five years, renewable. Written nominations or applications, the latter accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of five referees, should be submitted to:

Dr. Evan Simpson, Vice-President (Academic)
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NF A1C 5S7
Fax: (709) 737-2074; E-mail:

The search committee will begin examining files on May 1 and continue the search until the position is filled.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.