Search Committee for Associate Vice-President Research (Agri-Food Partnership)

Public Presentations

Candidate # 1

Shayan Sharif
Professor, Department of Pathobiology
OMAFRA-U of G Research Program Director, Emergency Management Research Theme
University of Guelph

Shayan Sharif's CV

Public presentation:
Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Thornbrough Bldg, THRN 1307

Session with Deans, RAB, & RPD’s:
Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
University Centre, UC 424

Session with Agri-food Partnerships office and Direct Reports:
Monday, August 28, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Centre, UC 424

Session with OMAFRA:
Monday, August 28, 2017, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
1 Stone Rd. W., Conference Room 3

Session with Students:
Monday, August 28, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
University Centre, UC 424

Candidate # 2

Beverly Hale
Professor, School of Environmental Sciences
Associate Dean Research & Graduate Studies - (currently on administrative leave)
University of Guelph

Beverly Hale's CV

Public presentation:
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Thornbrough Bldg, THRN 1307

Session with Deans, RAB, & RPD’s:
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
University Centre, UC 424

Session with Agri-food Partnerships office and Direct Reports:
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
University Centre, UC 424

Session with OMAFRA:
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
1 Stone Rd. W., Conference Room 3

Session with Students:
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
University Centre, UC 429

Search Committee

As you may be aware, Dr. Wayne Caldwell’s appointment as interim Associate Vice-President Research (Strategic Partnerships) ends on June 30, 2017. After that point, it is the aim to fill the position on a full-time basis as Associate Vice-President Research (Agri-Food Partnership).

As a result of faculty nominations and voting, membership of the committee that will be chaired by Dr. Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research), is composed as follows:

  • Dean of a College named by the Vice-President (Research) – Rene Van Acker, OAC
  • Dean of a College named by the Vice-President (Research) – Jeff Wichtel, OVC

Three tenured faculty members

  • Alison Duncan, Human Health & Nutritional Science
  • Suresh Neethirajan, School of Engineering
  • Wanhong Yang, Geography
  • One regular full-time staff member named by the Vice-President (Research) – Sherri Cox, Executive Director, Research Innovation and Knowledge Mobilisation
  • One graduate student named by the Vice-President (Research) – Emily Duncan, Geography

Regular updates with respect to the search process will be posted here