Search for Dean, Cumming School of Medicine

The University of Calgary has commenced the search for a new Dean, Cumming School of Medicine. This process is outlined in the University of Calgary Procedure for the Appointment and Reappointment of Deans.

The advisory selection committee is in the process of being struck and the committee members will be listed further down on this page. For information on the composition of the advisory search committee please see Procedure for the Appointment and Reappointment of Deans Appendix 1.

This page will be updated throughout the search process, so please visit again soon. 


Dean, Cumming School of Medicine

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean leads the strategic direction and is the key advocate for the faculty.  As the chief executive officer, this visionary leader is also responsible for faculty and academic professional staff development, budget oversight and planning, fund development, facilities and research, while fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty and staff.

Once finalized by the Advisory Selection Committee the job advertisement will be posted here.

Provide feedback

Provide confidential feedback for the search for the Dean, Cumming School of Medicine. All feedback will be taken into consideration by the advisory committee and search consultant. 

  1. Chair

    Teri Balser

  2. VP (Research) Designate

    TBD

  3. Tenured Academic Staff

     TBD

  4. Tenured Academic Staff

    TBD

  5. Tenured Academic Staff

    TBD

  6. Tenured Academic Staff

    TBD

  7. TUCFA Representative

    TBD

  8. Decanal Representative

    TBD

  9. MaPS Representative

    TBD

  10. AUPE Representative

    TBD

  11. SU Representative

    TBD

  12. GSA Representative

    TBD

  13. GFC Representative

    TBD

  14. GFC Representative

    TBD

  15. Community Representative

    TBD

  16. Community Representative

    TBD

Contact the Search Consultants

We seek your advice as we search for a new Dean, Cumming School of Medicine. All responses will be kept confidential. 

Janet Soles & Associates is the firm supporting the search. Please contact their consultants directly with your questions, applications or nominations.

Janet Soles
587-586-8555
jsoles@jssearch.ca