Dean in Academic

Nathan, Brisbane, Australia
06 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

A highly ranked university with an international outlook, Griffith University is deeply connected to our community and value our place in it. Our research excellence, innovative teaching and learning practices, along with our strong ties to industry, make us one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia-Pacific. The University employs more than 4000 staff, offers more than 300 degrees across five campuses, and is home to more than 50,000 students from 130 countries. Griffith is ranked in the top 3% of universities globally.

Considered one of Australia's leading business educators, Griffith Business School is accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-International. In the QS World University Subject Rankings 2017 we received a world Top 10 position (No. 9 globally and No. 1 in Australia) in Hospitality and Leisure Management. Politics and International Studies and Sports-related subjects at Griffith rank in the Top 100; Business and Management ranks in the Top 200; and Economics and Econometrics ranks in the Top 300.

The Griffith MBA is well credentialed, ranked No. 4 in Australia by the Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine. We are also ranked among the country's leading MBA programs in the CEO Magazine's ranking, and have recently received another five-star rating from the Graduate Management Associate of Australia (GMAA), firmly cementing our position of one of Australia's top business programs.

Griffith Business School is now seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of Dean (Academic).

This is a fixed term (5 year), full time position based at the Nathan or Gold Coast campus, however the successful applicant will be required to work on other campuses of the University and other locations to facilitate engagement with the various communities GBS serves. In addition, the successful candidate may be offered a continuing position at the level of Professor within the Griffith Business School.

Being strategic and able to lead academic, professional and general staff, the successful applicant will demonstrate that she or he is a high calibre academic leader who can further enhance the School's profile in research and education. The ideal candidate will have a track record of international excellence in research, teaching and learning, academic leadership, and engagement with government and industry. She or he will bring ambition, creativity, and passion to a university that is developing rapidly and that is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve.

For a confidential discussion, or to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Package, please contact UniRecruit, Ms Janine Walker on +61 (0) 407 621 306, or ; or to Ms Dora DeLaat on +61 (0) 434 051 349, or

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 5pm AEST.