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Feb. 6, 2003, Gazette

Dean of Engineering and Applied Science

Memorial University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science. The successful applicant will provide strong academic and administrative leadership, fostering excellence in the Faculty's initiatives in teaching, research, and academic and professional service. The Dean will be responsible for the overall management of the Faculty and its growth, and will be its foremost ambassador within and beyond the University.

The Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science offers Bachelors, Masters, and Ph. D degrees in Civil, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, and Ocean & Naval Architectural Engineering, with optional undergraduate specializations in Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering. The Faculty has approximately 1000 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students. All undergraduate students follow a full Co-operative Education program, completing six work terms with local, national and international employers.

Memorial University is Atlantic Canada's premiere comprehensive university and one of the region's most important research facilities. With approximately 15,000 students from 50 countries, it plays an integral role in the educational, economic 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. For more information about the University and its surroundings, please see

The appointment will take effect in September 2003 or as soon as possible thereafter. The term is five years, renewable. Written nominations or applications, the latter accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of five referees, should be addressed to:

Dr. Evan Simpson
Vice-President (Academic)
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NF A1C 5S7
Telephone: (709) 737-8246
Fax: (709) 737- 2074

The search committee will start examining files on April 4, 2003 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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.