Internal Call to Members of the Faculty of Engineering for Nominations and Applications for the Position of Associate Dean, Academic - Faculty of Engineering

University of Windsor


February 8, 2022


The University of Windsor's Faculty of Engineering invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, Academic for a term of five years, commencing July 1, 2022 according to Senate Bylaw 8. The candidate must hold a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor (or higher) or a Learning Specialist, AAS Level III with permanence (or higher), in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Windsor. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Faculty of Engineering is a Departmentalized Faculty with 3 Academic Departments (AAUs). There are approximately 150 full-time and part-time academic and support staff. Current enrolments are approximately 1500 at the undergraduate level and 1950 at the graduate level. It offers 5 accredited undergraduate programs plus parallel co-op/internship streams, and 12 Master's and 6 Ph.D. programs. The undergraduate programs are accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. The Faculty has an annual operating budget of approximately $14 million plus research income.

The Associate Dean, Academic is an integral member of the Faculty's academic management team, and within the Faculty is second only to the Dean in authority and executive responsibility. The incumbent can serve as Acting Dean in the Dean's absence and works closely with the Dean, the other Associate Deans and Heads of Departments, and undergraduate academic advisors. The incumbent will also work with their counterparts in other Faculties and support units, the Offices of the Provost and Vice-Provosts; student organizations and external agencies such as CEAB, EDO and EDC. The incumbent's responsibilities include all matters pertaining to undergraduate academic operations of the Faculty. It is anticipated that a major task to which the new Associate Dean, Academic will need to devote their time over the next few years, will be that of curriculum revision/modernization in all engineering programs, as well as continued work through the Faculty of Engineering Curriculum Committee (FECC), to ensure that CEAB's outcome-based requirements are met. They will, as required, represent the Faculty and the Dean on committees internal and external to the Faculty, and undertake other tasks and special assignments essential to the smooth functioning of the Faculty. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Engineering, hold a tenured appointment in the Faculty, be familiar with the CEAB requirements and procedures, be committed to the welfare of our students and their education. The incumbent must be a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario and must be committed to the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). Familiarity with university administration experience would be an asset.

Application Requirements :

  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae (E-CV);
  • a vision statement outlining the plan for their tenure as Associate Dean, Academic (2 page limit);
  • a teaching dossier;
  • a two-page statement on your commitment to and understanding of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization;
  • names of three (3) referees, with at least one being external to the University of Windsor.
  • To ensure full consideration please submit a complete application and ensure names of referees are submitted by the deadline date of February 8, 2022.

    Questions and Applications to be sent to: Dr. Bill Van Heyst, Dean Chair, Associate Dean Search Committee, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor Email:

    The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility (https:// www. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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