First listed on: 12 July 2017

Head of School, School of Public Health

Are you ready to take the next step on your leadership journey to provide the ideal combination of support, opportunity and autonomy within a school internationally recognised for providing innovation in education, research and training, and community service?

The School of Public Health has diversity in its teaching and learning programs and significant success in research grants, publications and high levels of doctoral enrolments. We seek a progressive and strategic senior leader to build on the school’s achievements and foster excellence and innovation.

As Head of School of a diverse cohort, including a number of research centres, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a high-quality learning environment, the delivery of research and teaching agendas, and providing enhanced academic leadership. Your passion for delivering an outstanding student experience and promoting continual improvement in teaching and learning will be clearly demonstrated as will your capacity to forge strong relationships across the University and externally.

Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health Sciences, you need to be an inspiring and strategic leader, as well as a skilled academic manager. With a doctorate in a relevant discipline and strong teaching and research credentials, your commitment to building research capacity along with people management and budgetary experience will be essential. You will also have exemplary communication skills demonstrated by your ability to inspire, motivate, influence and negotiate in an environment of change. 

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All applications must be submitted via the Curtin Future Staff website Applications which are sent to the contact named on the job advertisement directly or to any Curtin HR email mailboxes will NOT be considered as part of the selection process.

Applications close: 5 pm, Friday 28 July 2017 (AWST)


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