Job Reference: 926040
Head of School, Molecular and Life Sciences
Western Australia's largest university, Curtin University accommodates some
60,000 students across the State and its international campuses in Malaysia,
Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius. The university is renowned for its culture of
innovation in teaching and research, inspiring staff and students to strive
for a better future for all. Curtin is a globally focused and culturally
diverse institution, offering a wide range of courses in business, humanities,
health sciences, resources, engineering and science. It is a leader in
research with strengths in many disciplines and close links with business,
industry, government and the community.
Comprising the disciplines of Agriculture & Food, Chemistry, and Ecology, the
School of Molecular and Life Sciences delivers outstanding education programs
in these and related topics including Agribusiness, Environmental Science,
Coastal and Marine Science, and Biochemistry. The school has a vibrant
research culture and incorporates large, high-performing, research entities
such as the Centre for Crop Disease Management, and the Australian Research
Council Training Centre for Healing Country.
As Head of School, Molecular and Life Sciences, you will report to the Pro
Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science and Engineering. Your mandate is to foster
and maintain an environment where academic and professional staff work
collaboratively, building and sustaining excellence in learning and teaching,
research and innovation, and engagement and impact. You will provide overall
academic leadership for the school, ensuring approaches and attainments are
aligned with the University's mission, values, and strategic goals.
To be considered for this exciting appointment you will bring exceptional
interpersonal and communication skills, passion, vision, and a commitment to
excellence and innovation. With a distinguished and sustained record of
strategic and academic leadership and governance, you have international
knowledge and recognition in your chosen field, the drive and determination to
deliver successful outcomes, the ability to work with others and develop a
shared vision for the school's future. Your capacity to think and act
strategically and your established values of respect, integrity, courage,
excellence, and impact underpin your application.
One of the world's most liveable cities Perth offers a sunny, Mediterranean
climate, natural beauty in the shape of magnificent beaches, beautiful
wineries, one of the world's largest inner-city parks, and an eclectic mix of
restaurants, shopping and cultural experiences.
For confidential enquiries please contact Paul Hill (T: +61 407 766
756 ; E: email@example.com) or Suzanne Reiger (T: +61
433 796 161 ; E: Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org) at Odgers
Berndtson , the executive search firm assisting Curtin with this
appointment. For a copy of the Candidate Information Book and to submit your
application please visit www. odgers.com/86807
Closing date: 11:59pm AEST Tuesday 27th September 2022.