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Job offer Dean of the Faculties of Humanities and Philosophy

February 2022

The Faculties of Human Sciences and Philosophy seek a candidate with innovative and visionary leadership skills. He or she will have a capacity to adapt or create programs that address emerging trends, as well as promote and support research.

In addition to being fluent in English and French, the successful candidate will hold a doctorate and have a strong background in teaching and research, combined with proven leadership and administrative experience.

The appointment is for a three-year renewable term commencing July 1, 2022. Tenure may be granted after two years of service.

The Faculties of Human Sciences and Philosophy offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. They comprise six schools (School of Counselling, Psychotherapy and Spirituality; School of Conflict Studies; School of Social Communication; Élisabeth Bruyère School of Social Innovation; School of Ethics, Social Justice and Public Service; and Providence School of Transformative Leadership). The Faculty of Human Sciences also oversees the Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre.

Saint Paul University (SPU) is a bilingual teaching and research university in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and is dedicated to the promotion of social transformation and the common good. SPU was founded by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and has been federated with the University of Ottawa since 1965. Its diverse, international community gives the University a global, integrated and interdisciplinary perspective.

The review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Written applications, nominations, or expressions of interest for the position should be submitted to:

Jean-Marc Barrette
Vice-Rector, Academic and Research
Saint Paul University
223 Main Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C4