Asian Studies Centre, Director
April 28, 2004

Position start date:

July 1, 2004

Closing date for applications:   May 21, 2004

The Asian Studies Centre, Faculty of Arts, University of Manitoba, invites applications for the position of Director, beginning 1 July 2004. Position Number: AKT 849. The term of the appointment is negotiable. Applicants must already hold a full-time tenured or probationary appointment in the Faculty of Arts. The duties of the Director include the day to day supervision of the Centre’s teaching and research mandates, preparation and monitoring of the Centre’s annual budget, preparation of the timetable, promotion of the Centre’s interdisciplinary work, and such administrative responsibilities as are delegated by the Dean.

The Director is expected to work collegially and to consult effectively with the Asian Studies Advisory Council to coordinate their programs and activities. The position demands a person with cross-regional interests and innovative approaches to encouraging and fostering research and scholarship on Asian topics. A willingness to engage in external fund-raising would be an asset, as would previous administrative experience.

Applications should include a letter explaining the candidate’s interest in the position and a CV. They should be addressed to:

Dr. Robert O’Kell, Chair
Asian Director Search Cmte.
Dean’s Office
310 Fletcher Argue Bldg.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, R3T 5V5

The deadline for receipt of applications is 21 May 2004.

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Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

    Questions about the posting? Contact Kathy Niziol in Human Resources Dept
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