Head of Department (Mathematics)
Macquarie University

Closing date: 12th December 2014

Play a critical part in achieving the University's strategic objectives and lead the Department of Mathematics to reach its full potential.

Macquarie University invites applications for the leadership role Head of Department for the Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. In this continuing position as a Professor of Mathematics, the successful candidate will lead the department as Head of Department for the first five years of the appointment.

As Head of Department you will work closely with the Executive Dean of Science and provide academic leadership to the department and ensure that resources are managed effectively in order to deliver first class teaching, research and community engagement.

We seek a strategic and engaging leader with the personal attributes of integrity, outstanding academic achievement, and high order communication skills which will continue to build on the department's achievements in research, the capacity to attract outstanding students and staff members, and create a culture and an environment where success is inevitable.

The University has engaged the search firm Odgers Berndtson to assist in the recruitment process.

If you are visionary, inspirational and values-driven, please telephone Ms Jane Harlen on +61(0)2 9460 4501 for a confidential discussion about the role and the University's expectations. To obtain an information pack or apply please email hodmathematics@odgersberndtson.com by Friday, 12 December 2014.

Please do not apply through this site.

This position requires criminal record and qualifications checking.

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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