Dean of Waite Campus

Adelaide, Australia
07 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Leading world-class innovation in Agriculture, Food and Wine

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities consistently ranked in the top 1% globally. Within the Faculty of Sciences, the Waite School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is a powerhouse contributor to the institution. Home to world-leading scientists and professionals firmly committed to innovation and impact, the School boasts a strong culture of industry engagement and collaboration consistently delivering world-class research and education to the agriculture, food and wine industries since its creation.

As the leader of Australia’s pre-eminent research, education and commercialisation precinct for agricultural science, the Dean will bring a passionate and unequivocal commitment to excellence in research and education, and the capacity to motivate and inspire others to deliver outcomes.

This role provides the opportunity to drive ground-breaking research in collaboration with industry, deliver compelling teaching programs at scale, and lead the Waite Campus through the next phase of its growth and development.

Overseeing a group of diverse academics and professionals, the Dean will be a distinguished leader and an exceptional communicator, able to inspire and unify diverse and complex groups to achieve common goals in education and research. S/he will bring a global perspective and extensive networks, and will be committed to driving innovation, performance improvement, and sustained excellence.

The University of Adelaide is supported by Perrett Laver for this recruitment process. To learn more about this prestigious appointment and download a candidate information package, please visit quoting reference 3340, or contact Perrett Laver at or phone (+61) 2 8354 4016.

Closing date: 15 December 2017

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.