Head of School, School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics

Brisbane, Australia
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 9 January 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

QUT is a young, dynamic, and energetic university with a global outlook and a ‘real-world’ focus. It is Australia’s fastest growing research university and invests in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments.

QUT's Science and Engineering Faculty's mission is to be the partner of choice for STEM education and research. The Faculty delivers programs in Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, and Urban Development to over 12,000 students. The Faculty is home to outstanding researchers of international renown, including four ARC Australia Laureate Fellows.

The Head of School is a key member of the Science and Engineering Faculty Executive team and as such, this is an outstanding leadership opportunity to create and implement an ambitious strategy to expand research activity, deliver outstanding STEM education and build mutually beneficial relationships with industry and other partners.  Reporting to the Deputy Dean, the Head of School will be an inclusive leader, skilled communicator, with the ability to work with all levels of the University and partners, to lead, support, and develop the School’s strengths in research, teaching, and external engagement.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics will play a significant role in almost every aspect of a modern lifestyle, supplying the energy and intelligence for the technology that helps us to manage and understand the world around us. This leading School has outstanding expertise across Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Wireless Communications, Signal Processing, Robotic Systems, Sensors, Devices and Power. The School is committed to the education of Electrical Engineers both as undergraduates and postgraduates and works with partner Schools to deliver leading edge Mechatronic, Software and Aerospace Engineering education.

Robinson Fitzgerald is assisting QUT with this appointment. For a confidential discussion and/or to obtain the candidate information booklet for the role please contact Kate Robinson via +61 409 769 560 or krobinson@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au quoting Ref No. RF0077.  Applications close on the 2 February 2020.

Primary Location: Australia-Brisbane -CBD
Employee Status: Permanent/Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 02/02/2020, 11:30 PM
Salary Details: An attractive renumeration will be negotiated with the successful applicant.