Associate Dean

Mathematical Sciences

Closing date: 15th December 2016

The Associate Dean, Mathematical Sciences provides academic and tactical leadership for staff within the discipline area. The incumbent works closely with the Deputy Dean, Learning & Teaching and the Deputy Dean, Research & Innovation to ensure that research, research training and teaching activities within the discipline are aligned with School and College objectives, targets, standards and workload models.

The Associate Dean is responsible for leading, managing and developing the academic staff of the discipline to deliver on the College research and research training strategy and the College learning and teaching strategy, and to contribute to the development of the relevant disciplines and RMIT's standing in relation to them.

The position requires the incumbent to lead, influence, facilitate and mentor, as well as develop strategy and implement and manage change. The Associate Dean is a member of the School Executive and is required to work collaboratively with all members of the School management team and with staff across the school, College and University to ensure that the School achieves its strategic objectives.

You will be able to demonstrate success and a standing in internationally recognised research in a scholarship relevant to the College of Science, Engineering and Health, in the relevant discipline areas. You will have a strong record of innovative teaching in a discipline relevant to the School underpinned by a deep understanding of contemporary Learning and Teaching theory. A demonstrated capacity to think strategically and to act tactically based on organisational priorities and objectives, along with a strong knowledge and understanding of relevant industry and training priorities will be essential to your success in the role.

For further information please contact Professor Russell Crawford on +61 3 9925 1873

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