Job Opportunity – Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University

Carleton University invites applications, nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Dean, Faculty of Public Affairs, with the appointment to be effective July 1, 2020. This is an exciting opportunity to lead an interdisciplinary Faculty that is unique in focus and scope, and dedicated to fostering informed citizenship, building better democracy and better societies, and educating graduates who will impact their regions, countries and world.

Located in Ottawa, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff and researchers provide 30,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 150 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. As an innovative institution, Carleton is uniquely committed to developing solutions to real-world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding. With strong leadershipover the years, it enjoys a healthy financial position. Further information may befound at

The Faculty of Public Affairs (FPA) is the only Faculty of its kind in Canada, recognized for its innovative, dynamic and globally-renowned programs and award-winning research that contributes new knowledge and seeks to build better societies at home and abroad. Created in 1997, it brings together diverse academic units that prepare graduates to address regional and global challenges and opportunities. With over 200 faculty, 60 staff and 8,240 students, its 12 academic departments, schools and institutes offer a variety of degrees and programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, many offering unique combinations of academic and professional pedagogies.

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