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Jay Pratt

Vice-Dean, Research & Infrastructure

The Vice-Dean, Research & Infrastructure is responsible for enhancing the Faculty's competitiveness in securing external research support, management and oversight of the Canada Research Chair program and support systems for large grant applications, as well as monitoring and facilitating commercialization opportunities. He oversees the academic aspects of instructional and information technology in support of research. He has oversight of the Faculty’s research-focused EDUs B and C including their general supervision, annual performance assessments, and director searches. Working closely with chairs, directors and the Chief Administrative Officer, the Vice-Dean assesses and oversees infrastructure needs for research and teaching and develops guidelines for efficient use of space.