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Dean, University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Law

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University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick (UNB), Canada's oldest English language university, plays a significant role in enhancing the social and economic lives of the people of New Brunswick. With two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, UNB provides innovative and diverse programs to almost 11,000 students annually while several thousand more take advantage of distance education and programs at partner campuses around the world.   The environment, the cost of living and the commitment to innovation are just some of the advantages of living and working in New Brunswick. To learn more about the University of New Brunswick please visit

Founded in 1892, UNB’s Faculty of Law offers the JD degree and a JD/MBA program in a distinctly supportive and collegial environment. The Faculty defines its mission as providing high quality, accessible, university-based legal education to approximately 240 students. Offering a highly structured JD program, the faculty prepares students for the professional practice of law, in a way that is consistent with the university’s traditional role of fostering critical inquiry and personal growth. The Faculty’s research mission extends throughout Canada and overseas while the Faculty maintains an Atlantic focus and a commitment to service to the province of New Brunswick.   For more information, please go to

Reporting to the Vice-President Fredericton (Academic), the Dean of the Faculty of Law provides leadership and is responsible for the administration of the Faculty, including academic programs, personnel, budgets, alumni relations and fundraising.   Working collaboratively with professors and support staff to advance the Faculty’s mission, the Dean represents the Faculty of Law internally and to a wide range of external constituents.

A distinguished individual, the Dean of Law will continue to expand on the Faculty’s theme of preparation for practice.  A member of the University’s management team, the Dean will bring experience in administration, be a visible and vocal champion of UNB and the Faculty, and be active in raising the profile of the Faculty of Law and increasing support for students.  He or she will have experience as an exemplary leader, an inspirational communicator and educator with outstanding professional experience. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of New Brunswick is committed to the principle of employment equity. 

Should you want to learn more please call Danielle Conn or Maureen Geldart at (604) 926-0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees, in confidence, to