Associate Dean, Engineering

Posting Number:
Posting Date:
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
School of Engineering
Job Type:
Regular, Full Time
Prince George campus


Beginning in September 2019, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) will be offering an expansion of the fully accredited joint Environmental Engineering program with the University of British Columbia (UBC). In addition, a new Civil Engineering degree program will begin to be offered at the same time. UNBC is receiving start-up funding from the government for the new civil and environmental engineering degree programs. This funding will ramp up to support first students’ entry into the new programs in September 2019 and a total of 280 spaces by 2022-23, with 70 graduates per year expected by 2023. UNBC also offers a Master’s Degree in Integrated Wood Design which is housed in the Wood Innovation & Design Centre.

The exciting inaugural position of Associate Dean of the School of Engineering offers a unique opportunity to build an Environmental and Civil Engineering Program. The Associate Dean reports to and works collaboratively with the Dean of the College of Science and Management and other members of the administration in the development and implementation of the Faculty’s strategic initiatives. The Associate Dean will lead the development and implementation of a new, vibrant, and responsive Engineering program at one of Canada’s leading undergraduate universities. The Associate Dean will be committed to the mission and values of UNBC, providing strategic, creative and inspirational leadership for faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to recruit, develop and support a team of faculty and staff committed to the highest standards of excellence in Environmental and Civil Engineering education and research. The Associate Dean will lead this team in designing and delivering a dynamic, industrially relevant program intended to be responsive to the needs of northern communities across the region and the world.

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