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Associate Dean of Research and Postgraduate Activities

Hamilton, New Zealand
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

You will lead and direct the development, implementation and administration of the Division's research and postgraduate activities within our distinguished business school. Your leadership and facilitation of staff and postgraduate research and research processes will enhance the productivity, reputation and impact of Waikato Management School.

A significant part of the role is building relationships and engagement across heads at the University, external agencies and committees to enhance the opportunities and initiatives which support the Division and the University's strategy.

The appointment will be made at Associate Professor or Professor level in a discipline relevant to the School's research profile, which will be continuing. The Associate Dean role will be for a fixed-term of three years with the possibility of extension for a further three years by mutual agreement.

This is a full-time role where the focus is on Associate Dean of Research and Postgraduate Activities responsibilities (0.7 FTE) and the remaining time (0.3 FTE) is allocated to their Associate Professor or Professor responsibilities. Salary will be based on the skills, knowledge and experience brought to the position. For more information on the role please see the position description or for a confidential conversation about the role, please contact

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

You will have a PhD or an equivalent academic qualification and will be current working at or near the Associate Professor or Professor level.

You'll bring your significant research record (and understanding of funding environments), including your national and/or international reputation and a record of performance in teaching and research as expected of a senior academic position. You will have leadership and strategic experience - of people as well as research and postgraduate programme development and review.

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Waikato Management School (The Division of Management) offers qualifications at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels and is one of four divisions at the University of Waikato. It has distinguished itself among New Zealand business schools by the relevance and rigour of its education and research. It is a member of an elite group of global business schools that have earned Triple Crown status - an international acknowledgement of excellence in business education. Waikato Management School is committed to its strategy of empowering people to grow thriving businesses, a thriving society and a thriving world.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you'll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.

The University of Waikato is distinctive for the diversity of its staff and students, and encourages applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

Ko te Tangata - For the People

The University of Waikato prides itself on the quality of its engagement with the communities that it serves, the provision of a world-class education and the national and international impact of its research. Our policies are guided by the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and equal opportunity for all.

E herea ana te Whare Wānanga ki te kaupapa kia whakaratohia te mea angitū ōrite ki ngā tāngata katoa

Applications close on Friday, 19 January 2024

Requisition Number: 1000761

To view the job description click here

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