Professor and Head of School, School of Physical Sciences
The University of Tasmania

School of Physical Sciences

Closing date: 1st February 2016

The University of Tasmania, founded in 1890, is ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide and in the top ten research universities in Australia. The University has a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity which underpins teaching and research that is international in scope, vision and standards.

The University of Tasmania is seeking an outstanding academic leader as Professor and Head of the School of Physical Sciences to provide strategic leadership and management in research and research training, learning and teaching, community engagement and internationalisation.

The School of Physical Sciences is recognised for its research strengths and teaching excellence across Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and Mathematics demonstrated by significant ERA ratings and ALTC and OLT grants and awards. The School has a strong record of ARC funding across all categories underpinned by access to sophisticated infrastructure. Applicants will have a PhD, an international research profile and proven ability as an academic leader.

The professorial appointment is continuing (tenured) and the head of school role is a fixed term for up to five years (renewable) and will be based in Hobart.

For more information please contact Jandy Godfrey

Please do not apply for this position online.

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