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Associate Dean, University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Campus Internal/External Search

12-Oct-2023 10:47 AM | Anonymous

The lands on which the campuses of Memorial University and the University of Prince Edward Island are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups.We respectfully acknowledge the territory in which we gather as the ancestral homelands of the Beothuk, and the island of Newfoundland as the ancestral homelands of the Mi’kmaq and Beothuk. We would also like to recognize the Inuit of Nunatsiavut and NunatuKavut and the Innu of Nitassinan, and their ancestors, as the original people of Labrador. In addition, we recognize that the University of Prince Edward Island is located on the unceded and ancestral lands of the Mi’kmaq, known to them as Epekwitk, a traditional district in Mi'kma'ki. We strive for respectful relationships with all the peoples of these provinces as we search for collective healing and true reconciliation and honour these beautiful lands together.


The Faculty of Medicine has an exciting decanal leadership opportunity and invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, UPEI Campus. The successful candidate should have commensurate experience in undergraduate medical education and administration. The applicant should also demonstrate stellar leadership, communication and collaborative skills.

The position of Associate Dean, UPEI Campus is an open competition. Applicants should have certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) or be a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). This is a three-year term (renewable) position as a part of the Senior Management Team of the Faculty of Medicine of Memorial University and will work closely with the executive team of UPEI. Successful candidates will hold appointments with UPEI and with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University, with the capacity to dedicate 3-4 days per week to the duties of the position. The position reports to the Dean of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.

Interested individuals should direct their inquiries and/or applications to Ms. Joan Fillier (information below) on or before December 18th, 2023. Applications will include a cover letter, CV and the names of three referees. Candidates are asked to describe, within their letter of application, their vision as well as commitment to and demonstrated experience advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in post-secondary education, community-based or other professional settings.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, and racialized people and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. To ensure your full participation during the application process, please contact to assist with making appropriate arrangements and/or accommodations, if required.

Position Description - Associate Dean - PEI CampusFINAL.pdf

Dr. Andrew Hunt, Chair, UPEI Associate Dean Search Committee
c/o Ms. Joan Fillier
Faculty of Medicine M2M311
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1B 3V6

Telephone: (709) 864-6399 Fax: (709) 864-6336


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