Dean, Faculty of Education
Under Academic Policy, A13.05, Peter Keller, Vice-President, Academic and Provost, has formed a search committee to appoint a new Dean, Faculty of Education.
Membership of the Search Committee for Dean, Faculty of Education
|Vice-President, Academic and Provost||Chair||Peter Keller|
|Dean of Health Sciences||Selected by the Deans||Tania Bubela|
|Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
||Selected by the Deans||Jeff Derksen
|Faculty Member||Appointed by the VP, Academic and Provost to replace an elected faculty member.
|Faculty Member||Elected by and from the Faculty involved||Engida Gebre
|Faculty Member||Elected by and from the Faculty involved||Michelle Pidgeon|
|Faculty Member||Elected by and from the Faculty involved||Suzanne Smythe|
|Undergraduate Student||Selected from the Faculty involved by the SFSS||Cameron Nakatsu|
|Graduate Student||Selected from the Faculty involved by the GSS||Cristina Eftenaru
|Staff||Elected by and from the Support Staff of the Faculty
Click here to access information regarding the candidates and their visits (including the webcasts). This site will be updated with the candidate names, CVs, and webcast links throughout the month of January. This is a secure site for SFU faculty, staff, and students (SFU login required).
Advertisement and Appointment Details
The advertisement and appointment details for the position of Dean, Faculty of Education are available below.
The search committee has engaged the executive search firm Perrett Laver to assist in the recruitment for this search. Our representative from Perrett Laver is Dr. Gordon Lobay and he may be reached at Gordon.Lobay@perrettlaver.com.
The search for a new dean can be a lengthy process. A consultative process with significant participation from stakeholders is essential to ensuring the search committee finds and recommends the best candidate to lead the Faculty of Education. Input provided by our faculty, staff, students and community partners is invaluable and the timeline below describes your opportunities to participate.
Summer 2018: Members of the search committee are elected, selected, and appointed according to Policy A13.05.
Friday, September 21, 2018: Vice-President, Academic and Provost Dr. Peter Keller held an Open Forum on Friday, September 21 to invite comments from the community regarding the opportunities, challenges, qualifications, and characteristics of the next Dean of Education.
Webcast recording (SFU login required):
Early October 2018: The position description will be finalized and a call for applications will be made.
Early December 2018: Potential candidates are identified and discussed by the search committee.
January 2019: Interviews are held for shortlisted candidates.
Early February 2019: The search committee recommends the preferred candidate to the President.
Office of the Vice-President, Academic
Executive Search Consultant:
Gordon Lobay, Partner