Ryerson's Faculty of Communication & Design
|Associate Dean, Scholarly, Research & Creative Activities
FCAD, Dean's Office
Deadline to Apply: Thursday, January 7, 2021
Associate Dean, Scholarly, Research & Creative Activities
Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Faculty of Communication & Design [FCAD] at invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, Scholarly, Research & Creative Activities. The successful candidate will be appointed for a five year term commencing July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will receive a course release and an administrative stipend for the period of this appointment.
The processes related to the recruitment and selection of the successful candidate are governed by the Policy and Procedures Relating to Search Committees and Appointments in the Academic Administration (the “AAA Policy”). Once in this position, the Associate Dean, Scholarly, Research & Creative Activitiesshall be an “associate member” of the RFA in accordance with the .
In recognition of the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous persons in academic administrative roles, the Faculty especially welcomes applications from racialized and Indigenous persons.
Under the direction of the Dean and in close collaboration with other Associate Deans and staff within the Office of the Dean, the Associate Dean, SRC, will provide strategic leadership in the areas of:
The successful candidate will be a tenured faculty member in FCAD who holds a terminal degree and demonstrates excellence in teaching, SRC and service activities and will further present evidence of:
Prior academic administrative experience and experience in curriculum design and implementation would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applications, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of the candidate’s approach to equity, diversity and inclusion in SRC and the names and addresses of three referees must be submitted by January 7, 2021 via the (click on “Start Application Process” to begin).
Indigenous candidates are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black-identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at .
For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Alanna Neshevich , HR Advisor.
Confidential inquiries can be forwarded to Kerri MacDonald , Senior HR Partner.
Ryerson's Faculty of Communication & Design is the Creative Innovation Hub at Ryerson and is a national leader for educational programs in media, applied communication, design, and the fine and performing arts. Nearly 6,000 students are enrolled in the Faculty's nine professional schools (Journalism, Image Arts, RTA School of Media, Performance, Fashion, Interior Design, Professional Communication, Graphic Communications Management, and Creative Industries). The Faculty is actively involved in graduate studies with Master’s programs in Film and Photography Preservation & Collections Management, Documentary Media, Fashion, Journalism, Media Production, and Professional Communication, as well as the joint York/Ryerson program in Communication and Culture.
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.