Head of School - School of Science and Technology

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Vietnam (VN)
31 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Head of School - School of Science and Technology

Job no: 557072
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Location: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh
Categories: Engineering, Information Technology, Sciences

RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching, and learning culture and providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for its strong student body; professional clients; and the Vietnamese community.


RMIT is a global University, which since 1887 has aimed to develop "a skilled hand and cultivated mind" in its students. RMIT enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and practical education, applied and innovative research, and engagement with the needs of industry.


RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We have provided internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries. RMIT Vietnam's focus is around three main goals; growth in student numbers, quality of programs, staffing and infrastructure, and differentiation in the way that it teaches digital engagement, fostering industry relationships and providing international opportunities.

All degree programs are awarded by RMIT University in Australia and are subject to regulation by the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). RMIT Vietnam is an English speaking university.


The position of Head of School, School of Science and Technology is responsible for providing academic leadership in the disciplines of Engineering, IT and Pharmacy Science and related disciplines for all staff and students in the School. The position is located at the HCMC campus RMIT Vietnam.

The Head of School will provide leadership to promote the School as a centre of excellence in Vietnam and the Asian region.  It is anticipated that the Head of School will be at the Professoriate level, a senior academic with a strong international standing who will exercise carriage of the overall academic and administrative functions of the School. This will be with particular reference to teaching and learning, research, planning and operationalising the Centre's strategic aims and objectives. In addition, it is anticipated that the Head of School will be actively engage with the many relevant industry contacts that RMIT Vietnam is fortunate to have given the graduates it produces.

The Head of School is expected to be research active, create networks/links to secure research funding, and to nurture a research culture amongst staff. .Meeting the requirements of RMIT University for admission to the University's Professoriate you will be a member of the Board of the College of Science, Engineering and Health of RMIT University and will be an active participant in the College's communities of research practice.

Applications close: 02 May 2017 SE Asia Standard Time