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Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver B.C.

Simon Fraser University invites applications and nominations for appointment as Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences for a term of five years commencing September 1, 2007.

Established as of September 1, 2004, the new Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University is working to establish a unique presence in North America in health research and education. Its defining characteristic is the integration of basic research in the natural and social sciences with population outcomes and policy analysis. The Dean will position the Faculty as an innovative and important contributor to health research policy debate and education within Canada and internationally.

Simon Fraser University is one of Canada's leading comprehensive universities, and seeks a Dean of Health Sciences committed to building on the University's solid foundation of excellence in research, teaching and community service. The Dean of Health Sciences is a member of the senior administration of the University sharing responsibility with the President, six Vice-Presidents, and eight fellow deans for the overall management of the institution. The Dean will play a significant role in building the Faculty that will see it situated within the policy and governance structures of the University.

The new Dean of Health Sciences will be a recognized scholar/researcher with a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent, as well as a confident decision-maker, a strong academic administrator and a significant voice for the Faculty within the University community. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to articulate a compelling integrated vision for the Faculty, be committed to research excellence, to the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education, and to ongoing community outreach.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Stephanie Falls, Brent Cameron or Caroline Jellinck at (604) 685-0261 or send your resume in complete confidence to vancouver@rayberndtson.ca.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.



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