The University of Waterloo (Waterloo) invites nominations and applications for the position of dean, Faculty of Mathematics.
Recognized and celebrated as an outward-looking, innovative, research-intensive university, Waterloo offers a full range of programs in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, applied health sciences, mathematics, and engineering. The University has distinguished itself through its unique blend of world-leading co-operative education, experiential learning, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and robust partnerships. With an entrepreneurial, collegial, and collaborative culture, and a deep commitment to student success, Waterloo consistently appears at the top of national rankings for overall quality and for producing "leaders of tomorrow". Home to 35,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, the University of Waterloo is located in the heart of Canada's Technology Triangle. For more information about the University, please see www.uwaterloo.ca.
Established in 1967, the Faculty of Mathematics has grown to become a thriving centre for research and teaching in mathematical and computer sciences, and is home to the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world. The Faculty offers bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees within its four departments (applied mathematics, combinatorics and optimization, pure mathematics, and statistics and actuarial science) and one school (the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science). With more than 7,000 graduate and undergraduate students who are some of the world's brightest, 200 faculty members, 120 support staff, and 500 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a true powerhouse of discovery and innovation. For more information about the Faculty, visit www.uwaterloo.ca/math/.
Reporting to the vice-president academic and provost, the dean is the Faculty's senior executive officer. S/he will be an exceptional scholar, appointable at the rank of full professor, and will bring a background of teaching, research, and service consistent with the expectations of a dean at a world-class, research-intensive university. The new dean will also have solid senior administrative experience, ideally acquired in a complex academic organization. S/he will be an excellent communicator, an inspiring leader with a demonstrated ability to attract resources, and an individual deeply committed to collaboration and to collegial governance.
The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Consideration of candidates will begin September 2014. Inquiries and/or applications, in confidence, should be directed to Gerri Woodford or Jason Murray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted on Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:33:00 +0000