Dean of Teaching

Nipissing University invites applications for the new position of Dean of Teaching. As one of four Deans reporting to the Provost, Vice-President, Academic and Research, the Dean of Teaching will be a key member of the University’s senior management team and will provide academic and administrative leadership to the creation and fostering of overall excellence in teaching, and a commitment to student-centred education to enhance the learning environment and student learning experiences in order to contribute to recruitment and retention at Nipissing University.

The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a doctoral degree in a relevant field along with at least five years of progressively responsible management experience in a university environment.  The ideal candidate will have an established record of excellence in the practice and scholarship of teaching, demonstrated accomplishments in a senior university administrative role, with superior analytical, organizational, managerial, and leadership skills, and the ability to see the bigger picture for the long-term benefit of the Faculty and the University.

Nipissing University is located in the City of North Bay, Ontario, a comfortable three-hour drive from Toronto and four hours from Ottawa. Nestled between the picturesque shores of Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, North Bay offers waterfront vistas, a thriving downtown and arts community, and endless nature and outdoors opportunities. It is also home to an airport that serves as a national and international connector service for North Bay and other Northern Ontario communities. The University is engaged in a unique relationship with Canadore College and provides a model for collaboration that serves as an example for institutions across Canada.

For more information about Nipissing University and a detailed position description, please visit Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019, to the address shown below.


Jenny Mackie

Director, Human Resources

Nipissing University

100 College Drive

North Bay, ON P1B 8L7


The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Nipissing University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, women, Aboriginal persons and others who may contribute to diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.