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Dean, Schulich School of Law by rjj75795


									                     Dean, Schulich School of Law
Dalhousie University invites applications,             The School is excited about its future and
expressions of interest in and nominations for the     is looking forward to selecting a dean who
position of Dean of the Schulich School of Law,        understands its vision, mission, and collegial
with the appointment to be effective July 2010.        processes. The Dean will be a distinguished
                                                       visionary communicator and educator with
Established in 1818, Dalhousie University is           outstanding academic and professional
one of Canada's leading universities. With an          experience, and a background as an exemplary
enrolment of 16,000 students in 12 faculties and       leader. The Dean is responsible to the Provost
3,500 faculty and staff, Dalhousie is the largest      and Vice-President (Academic) for the supervision
university and the research powerhouse of Atlantic     and administration of all activities of the School,
Canada. Located in the historic city of Halifax, the   including the budget. In addition to possessing
economic centre of a growing, thriving region, it      a Law degree, preferably at the graduate level,
offers an exceptional quality of life.                 candidates should possess wide-ranging expertise
                                                       and skills, including a demonstrated record
The Law School was established in 1883,                of achievement and experience in, or an
making it the oldest university-affiliated common      understanding of, the importance of fund raising
law school in the British Commonwealth. It is          and external relations.
the primary law school in Atlantic Canada and
its diverse curriculum, leading specializations        Dalhousie University is an Employment
and internationally recognized faculty provide         Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University
exceptional opportunities in all facets of legal       encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal
education. It offers a range of degrees at the         people, persons with disability, racially visible
undergraduate, master and doctoral levels,             persons, and women.
as well as joint degrees in business, public
administration, library and information studies and    The Search Committee will begin its review of
health services. In September 2009, well known         candidates in December 2009 and will continue
philanthropist Seymour Schulich presented a $20        until a suitable candidate is chosen. Applications,
million gift designated entirely for the Faculty of    including a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae,
Law. In honour and recognition of Mr. Schulich's       and the names of five referees (who will not be
support, the Faculty of Law has become the             contacted without consent of the applicant),
Schulich School of Law at Dalhouise University.        should be submitted electronically in confidence,
The greatest portion of the donation will create       to the University's executive search consultants:
new scholarships. For further information about
the Law School at Dalhousie, please visit the          Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.
website at                              1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801
                                                       Toronto, ON M5E 1W7

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