Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science

Sydney, Australia
28 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has a clear vision and strategy to be a leading public university of technology recognised for global impact. As a dynamic and innovative university ranked by the QS World University Rankings as Australia’s top young university, UTS advances knowledge and learning through innovation, practice-oriented education programs, high impact research and enduring partnerships with industry, the professions and community.

UTS Science has an impressive research profile and offers a diverse range of undergraduate, post-graduate and higher degree by research programs, enhanced by world class facilities that encourage endeavour, discovery and impact. With over 4000 students and 400 staff, UTS Science contributes significantly to UTS’s vision through its achievements.

UTS Science is seeking a new Deputy Dean, a pivotal role reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Science. The Deputy Dean is responsible for assisting the Dean in the provision of leadership across the Faculty and is a member of the Faculty Executive, deputising for the Dean as required. The Deputy Dean supports the achievement of the Faculty’s goals through the creation of a stimulating, innovative and inclusive environment in which students and staff can thrive and develop. The Deputy Dean engages with industry, government and the community, to represent and promote the Faculty. Additionally, the Deputy Dean will work on key projects designated by the Dean and contribute strongly to the strategic direction, culture and performance of the Faculty.

To be successful in this role, you will have proven senior leadership experience and strong scholarship across the spectrums of teaching and/or research in a relevant discipline. Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain beneficial relationships, research collaborations and partnerships externally with government, industry and community groups will be important. This expertise will be complemented by your talent for fostering collaboration, connectivity and innovation across diverse disciplinary groups across the Faculty and the University.

If you are seeking an influential academic leadership role within a great environment where you can make a valuable contribution, then we would like to hear from you.

UTS is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across STEM disciplines and encourages female candidates to apply for this leadership position.

For a confidential discussion or to request the comprehensive information booklet for the role, please contact Kate Robinson on +61 409 769 560 or via or Janine Fitzgerald on +61 424 164 765 or via quoting reference number RF0158.

Applications will close on 27th July 2022.