Dean, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

Boston University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 29, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations, Administrative, Deans
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Full Time
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The Dean provides academic, intellectual, and administrative leadership of the Pardee School and promotes excellence in all aspects of the School’s teaching, research, and outreach missions. The next Dean will lead the ongoing development of the vision, goals, and strategies of the Pardee School, and will lead efforts to cooperate and collaborate with critical partners internal and external to the university. The Dean is responsible for effective development and management of financial resources, human resources, and physical infrastructure and for engaging in fundraising and stewardship.

The Dean of the Pardee School reports directly to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and is a member of the senior leadership team of the CAS. The Dean also sits on the Council of Deans, the University Leadership Group, and University Council, as do all the BU academic deans. The Pardee School Dean will coordinate on matters relating to the Pardee School’s research, curricular, and personnel mission appropriately with the CAS senior leadership team and, where appropriate, with the University Provost. In matters beyond the leadership and management of the Pardee School, the Dean serves as the College’s point person on issues related to international and global issues.

The ideal candidate will be globally recognized with demonstrated leadership abilities, substantial administrative and development experience, strong visibility within the academic community and/or public sector, and the capacity to exercise policy leadership at the local, state, national and international levels. The Dean will have a strong commitment to excellence in research, teaching and practice, and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Additional responsibilities, required qualifications, and more information about this position are available at:


Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, prospective candidates should submit a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to Candidates will be asked to provide references after preliminary review and screening.

While nominations and applications will be accepted until a new Dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials before Friday, January 21, 2022, to ensure full consideration.

Boston University is committed to fostering a diverse University community within a supportive and respectful environment. We believe that the diversity of our faculty, students, and staff is essential to our success as a leading research university with a global reach, and that diversity is an integral component of institutional excellence.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete the employment application, please contact the BU Equal Opportunity Office at 617-358-1796 or

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