Dr. Susan Porter will be completing her term as Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at the end of 2023. The President's Advisory Committee for the selection of a new Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies has been established with elected and appointed members, per UBC Policy AP5.
The Committee has finalized the candidate profile and advertisement based on by feedback from faculty, staff, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and the call for applications will be open until September 22, 2023.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, is responsible for providing leadership for graduate and postdoctoral studies at UBC Vancouver, including long-term strategic planning, quality assurance, and academic development, in collaboration with the Deans, other academic leaders, and a variety of service units. The Dean and Vice-Provost will be a strong proponent of academic excellence, with knowledge of, and experience working with, global academic networks; is an advocate within the university for graduate and postdoctoral studies and for UBC’s diverse community of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, shaping policy and practice in this area of exciting changes within and around UBC.
Details about the search and the candidate profile are accessible on the Provost website.