Dean in School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences

Rockhampton, Australia
29 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed-Term (5 years), Full-Time
  • Tertiary Education Division
  • Campus location negotiable
  • Attractive remuneration package

Provide strategic leadership and promote a high performance culture that enhances the scholarly reputation of the School and CQUniversity internally, nationally and internationally.

CQUniversity Australia has been on a phenomenal trajectory in recent years. Its remarkable growth in student numbers, new courses, new campuses, infrastructure and reputation has seen it emerge as one of Australia’s truly great universities. An exciting opportunity exists to join a university that is not only recognised as Australia’s first and only Changemaker Campus by social innovation group Ashoka U, but also for being a renowned research institution and Queensland’s only dual sector university.

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate leader who can promote and drive excellence in the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences. As Dean, you will focus on strategic planning, capacity-building, quality research outcomes, and quality learning and teaching delivery, as well as leading initiatives that enhance CQUniversity’s reputation for engagement.

You will bring to the position:

  • A proven track record of delivering on quality learning and teaching outcomes, developing and monitoring research performance, building strategic networks and partnerships and managing human resources.
  • Enterprise-development skills to seek new and unique business opportunities ensuring continued success and growth for the School.
  • Educational qualifications and academic standing appropriate for a professorial academic appointment with a record of high quality academic, research and scholarship relevant to the School’s operations. Appointment at this level will require a doctoral qualification and recognised significant experience and standing in their academic or professional field.

If you are looking for a new career challenge which provides a unique opportunity to influence and shape the strategic direction and future growth of CQUniversity, please submit your application. 

To begin your journey with Australia’s most engaged and inclusive University:

  • Go to and apply today!
  • Vacancy Reference Number: 32454
  • Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 20 May 2018

To be eligible for consideration for this role please provide: a two page cover letter indicating how you best meet the selection criteria in the position description. Use uppercase alphabetic or numeric characters only in your file names. Do not use any characters such as apostrophe (‘), slash (/), ampersand (&) etc. except in your email address.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.