$200K — $500K+*
The Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary is rising to meet the challenges of a changing world - a world that is looking to science to answer tough questions about our future, whether they are about digital economies, personalized health, energy transition, or understanding earth's evolving systems. The Faculty benefits from the expertise of 230 faculty members and 19 research chairs spanning six departments (Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics and Astronomy) and six multidisciplinary programs (Computational Media Design, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences, Data Science, Nanoscience, Neuroscience).
The Faculty is uniquely positioned to help Alberta’s economy transform using innovation-based science, and by building a strong ecosystem that weaves together academic research capabilities, industry innovation needs and deployment opportunities, and other partners. The Faculty of Science has been catalyzing change and inspiring discovery, creativity, and innovation for over 50 years, represented by a global network of 27,203 alumni across 150 countries. With $49.2 million in external annual research funding (2019-2020), the Faculty provides a stimulating environment where 4,900 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students can thrive with innovative programs, hands-on research opportunities, and access to cutting-edge laboratories.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean leads the strategic direction and is the key advocate for the importance of science and scientific understanding across the University of Calgary - promoting collaborative, interdisciplinary and innovative academic and research activities. This visionary leader is also responsible for faculty and academic professional staff development, budget oversight and planning, fund development, facilities and research, while fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty and staff. A high-profile dynamic community leader and scholar, the Dean pursues partnerships for the Faculty of Science across UCalgary, with the Alberta community, external stakeholders, industries, and organizations, and with the national and international science community. The relationships and linkages established with stakeholders are instrumental to the Dean’s, the Faculty’s , and the University’s success. The appointment as Dean, Faculty of Science is for a five-year period with the possibility of renewal.
Valid through: 4/19/2021