PVC (Associate) and Dean of the College of Health and Biomedicine

Location
Melbourne (Suburb), Greater Melbourne (Inner) (AU)
Posted
14 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Victoria University invites applications to join its academic executive.

This important new appointment will lead the College of Health and Biomedicine as College Dean. The appointee will also be the Pro Vice Chancellor (Associate) taking university-wide leadership of the University's health agenda including its aim to become a health promoting university.

The right person for this appointment will be visionary and possess strong operational acumen, with a record of significant achievement in a similarly complex education environment focused on student success, excellent industry-relevant research and interprofessional clinical education.

The Pro Vice Chancellor (Associate) component of the role will be critical to developing cross-institutional applied and translational research and industry and community engagement that has measureable impact, especially in sport, health and active living.

It is an exciting time to join Victoria University (vu.edu.au). Its Strategic Plan 2016-2020 sets out a transformational agenda to position the university as both an outstanding and an open university to all students, whatever their educational, cultural or socio-economic background. Further, the University commits firmly to its region, and to engage with industry and the community to make an impact both locally and globally through outstanding applied and translational research. The University aims to be known as a champion of its heartland and transforming communities.

Victoria University is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of the World's Universities (Times Higher Education 2016-2017).

How to Apply for this job

To obtain the candidate information package and for a confidential discussion candidates should be contact the search firm assisting Victoria University on this appointment: Dr Rosalind De Sailly via email at vudeans@desailly.com.au Complete applications addressing the selection criteria will be considered from early November.

Melbourne is Australia's sporting and cultural capital, and has been rated the world's most liveable city by The Economist five years in a row. 

Victoria University will support the relocation of the right candidate and her/his family to take up the position.