Assistant Dean, Research

Brisbane, Australia
03 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Science and Engineering Faculty

QUT is a leading Australian university with a ‘real world’ focus on learning, teaching and research. The Science and Engineering Faculty at QUT has created a new era in STEM education with the delivery of world class teaching and impactful research, through productive and sustainable partnerships.

Reporting to the Executive Dean, this exciting opportunity now exists for an Assistant Dean, Research to focus on research and development excellence. Working in conjunction with the Faculty Executive and QUT’s Institutes for Future Environments, and Health and Biomedical Innovation, the role is responsible for achieving the strategic goals and operational performance relevant to research development and quality.

As a key member of the Faculty Executive team, you will promote and foster an inclusive and collaborative, high performance culture that achieves excellent outcomes with a focus on continuous improvement. Your demonstrated experience in leadership and management of large scale research programs should be coupled with a track record of income generation, project completion and impactful innovation. As an active Researcher you will have a sound understanding of the Australian and International research landscape and the ability to encourage integrated transdisciplinary research partnerships.  You will have highly developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills to engage effectively with a variety of stakeholders in a complex research environment.

If you are passionate about STEM research and would like to work in a dynamic and engaging University focused on high-impact research innovation, then this leadership opportunity could be your next career move. An attractive remuneration package is available for the successful candidate.


For a confidential discussion, or to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, please contact KPMG Executive Search and Selection’s Janine Fitzgerald on +61 7 3233 9640 or via quoting reference number 10626.

Applications close on 30 August 2017