Established in 1827 by Royal Charter, the University of Toronto is the largest and most prestigious research
intensive university in Canada and is routinely ranked in the top 25 internationally.
Located in North America’s most culturally diverse city, the University of Toronto offers students, faculty
and staff the richness of its equally diverse range of programs and institutions through its tri-campus
structure, college system, Federated universities and academic health sciences network.
The University is seeking an individual with outstanding academic credentials and a record of increasingly
responsible and successful leadership, an inspiring leader who persuasively articulates the vision of the
University as a leading international teaching and research institution; who has a passion for educating
students; who nurtures a collegial culture in which bold steps toward achieving the vision of the institution
are not only feasible but expected; who takes measured and informed risks; and who works tirelessly and
imaginatively to obtain the resources and create the partnerships needed to achieve the University’s goals.
The Presidential Search Committee will begin its consideration of individuals immediately. Nominations
and applications, including qualifications and accomplishments on the basis of which the individual merits
consideration, should be submitted in confidence to:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to
diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members,
women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who
may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
The complete Position and Candidate Specification is available on-line at:
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