Executive Dean, Faculty of Sciences

Adelaide, Australia
20 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s Group of Eight research-intensive universities and consistently ranked in the world’s top 1% of universities. The Faculty of Sciences is a powerhouse contributor to the University and home to superb scientists and professionals committed to providing outstanding education, research and innovation. The Faculty hosts four schools and some of Australia’s most advanced research infrastructure across three campuses.

The University seeks a visionary leader as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Sciences. S/he will be an internationally renowned scientist committed to driving performance improvement, excellence and sustainability. Essential will be experience in transformational leadership at scale and in a complex environment. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a track record of successful external engagement, the capacity to deliver on strategic plans, and the ability to contribute more widely to the senior management team.

The University has engaged executive search firm Perrett Laver. For further information and initial enquiries please contact Perrett Laver at jackie.radisch@perrettlaver.com or +61 (0)2 8354 4019. To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and supporting covering letter at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting 3285 before 5pm ADST on Friday 1st December 2017.