Head of School, Mathematical Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
Tuesday, 9 July 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 11 August 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Adelaide seeks an exceptional Head of School to lead the School of Mathematical Sciences into a dynamic and exciting future.

The University of Adelaide is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher learning and consistently ranks in the top 1% of world universities.

Our campuses have been home to 5 Nobel Prize winners, hundreds of Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, countless political leaders, in Australia and abroad, and we welcome many thousands of students who will become influencers in their chosen careers, countries and communities.

In a rapidly changing world, we strive to stimulate challenge and growth, deliver world-class education and research with a global vision and high impact to better the world around us.

This is an exciting time to join The University of Adelaide as we undertake an exciting transformation with a new strategic vision and an ambition for growth and global connectivity.

We know that 75% of future jobs will require STEM skills. Your strategic leadership will foster future leaders in one of the fastest-growing, most innovative industries.

The School of Mathematical Sciences sits within the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. Home to eight schools and a number of world-class research institutes, the Faculty stands tall amongst the world’s leading institutions of learning and innovation.

The School is respected internationally for its research strengths in: geometry; statistics; stochastic modelling and operations research; and dynamics, modelling and computation.

As Head of School, your outstanding academic and strategic leadership will drive a progressive and engaged School to provide cutting edge research and teaching. With exemplary interpersonal skills the Head of School will inspire, motivate and develop staff, promoting a culture of excellence which recognises and celebrates success.

Your commitment and engagement will promote outstanding interdisciplinary initiatives and collaborations across the University as well as with our external partners to deliver research outputs that have national and international impact.

To have a confidential discussion about this appointment, please contact Mr Paul Hill, Partner at Odgers Berndtson at MathsAdelaide@odgersberndtson.com or by phone at +61 407 766 756.

Closing date: 11 August 2019