Emily Carr University of Art + Design invites applications for the position of AVP Research + Dean, Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Situated on unceded, traditional and ancestral xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱w˙7mesh ┌xwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories in Vancouver, Canada, Emily Carr University is a world-renowned learning and research community dedicated to the education of artists and designers. Encouraging experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, our learning community merges studio practice, research, and critical theory in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have significant impact on both the cultural sector and economy. Emily Carr University engages students, industry, and society to continuously explore and think differently about creativity and how it shapes our world. Located in beautiful and culturally rich Vancouver, British Columbia, the University attracts more than 1900 students from 60 countries to our undergraduate and graduate programs.

The AVP Research + Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies is responsible for strategic partnerships, and the development, growth, and leadership of, applied research and research creation at Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECU), and Graduate Studies programs. The AVP+ Dean provides leadership in building a vision and culture for Graduate studies and for the development and support of innovative practice-based research. It is intended that these endeavors are integrated, to ensure the successful recruitment and retention of students across Emily Carr Universityĺs Graduate programs. The AVP + Dean also facilitates inter-Faculty collaboration in the maintenance and assurance of quality in Graduate programs, and in the building of future Graduate programs.

The AVP + Dean is responsible for developing and maintaining external partnerships with industry, government agencies, funding agencies, and other universities. This position also serves as a member of the Senior Executive Team.

To view full opportunity description, click AVP Research + Dean, Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies.pdf

The term of a Dean appointment is three to five years, subject to satisfactory performance, and is renewable upon conclusion of the term.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, including a statement of interest and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and any supporting materials at https://ecuad.peopleadmin.ca. Posting open until filled. Application review will begin mid-January 2024.