Head of School, Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

Newcastle, Australia
06 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy is a vibrant and ambitious school with a proud record of research and teaching excellence. The school provides world-class education for students interested in careers in Biomedical Science (anatomy, physiology, immunology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics and pharmacology) and Pharmacy. It also contributes to the medical, allied health, and nursing degrees offered by the Faculty of Health and Medicine. The School prides itself on its reputation as one of the University's most research-intensive.

This position is a unique opportunity to drive the next phase of the development and advancement of the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, to build a contemporary school equipped to address global challenges and support the Faculty to achieve growth and quality outcomes in teaching, research and innovation. As a member of the Faculty’s Executive, the Head of School will be a key contributor to enacting the Faculty’s vision, mission and goals.

The Head of School will promote and foster a collaborative, dynamic, productive and globally competitive research environment through research collaboration, external grant income, publication outputs, and research higher degree graduates. The promotion of excellence in teaching and learning through appropriate curriculum development and delivery is also a key requirement of this role.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong and sustained research track record that includes high quality publications and income derived from grants and industry partnerships, as well as evidence of established health sector collaborations and links with professional bodies aligned to the disciplines. They will be committed to excellence in teaching and learning outcomes for students with an understanding of contemporary pedagogy and its attendant opportunities.

For a confidential conversation or information on the role, please contact Dr Rachel Lucas of RLCSearch at rachel@rlcsearch.com or +61 402 891 029.

Any applications received directly by the University will be re-directed to RLC Search.

Applications close: Friday, 4th October 2019