Dean of Humanities?

Christine Daigle writes:

Brock University is looking for a Dean of Humanities, starting in July 2010. It would not hurt to have a feminist and a philosopher. I am pasting the profile below. Thanks for posting if you find this of interest.

Position Profile

The Opportunity
Brock University and its Faculty of Humanities seek an accomplished and energetic academic leader to build on the current momentum and success of the Faculty and to lead the Faculty to its next level of achievements.

The Position
As the chief academic and administrative officer of the Faculty, the Dean reports to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic and is responsible for the leadership and the management of the Faculty (including its budget, strategic planning, and external linkages), the administration of its academic programs and its academic development. He or she is an important member of Brock’s senior administrative team and is expected to contribute to the development of the University.

The Dean will provide visionary, academic and strategic leadership in all the Faculty’s many areas of activity.

As part of a proactive attempt to increase diversity in leadership roles, we are encouraging applications from all people who believe they would be good candidates. In particular, we are looking for people from the four designated under-represented groups (women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities). If you identify yourself as a member of the designated categories, please consider applying, as we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled….

All inquiries regarding this position will be treated in strict confidence and should be directed to Dr. Murray Knuttila, Provost and Vice-President Academic, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1 or