Feb. 6, 2003, Gazette
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
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
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. Johns, 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.