Executive Dean: UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Oct 2021

Executive Dean: UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences 

  • Executive leadership role, 5 year fixed term appointment
  • Drive UniSA’s enterprising vision in Clinical & Health research & teaching
  • Based in Adelaide, the world’s third most liveable city 

Australia’s University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise on the global stage, agile and astute, known for relevance, equity and excellence. We educate and prepare global learners from all backgrounds, instilling professional skills and knowledge, and capacity and drive for lifelong learning. We undertake research that is inspired by global challenges and opportunities, delivers economic and social benefits, and which informs our teaching.

About UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences 

In 2020 our newly structured UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences Academic Unit brought together programs encompassing Pharmacy, Nursing and Midwifery, Laboratory Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, and Nutrition and Food Science, and several leading research centres. Top 10 ranked in Australia for Pharmacy and Pharmacology, world Top 100 for Nursing, and well above world-class research in Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and Nutrition and Dietetics, the unit is addressing society’s most critical and emerging health needs through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.

About the Role

The Executive Dean: UniSA Clinical and Health Sciences is a senior staff appointment and leads a significant Academic Unit to realise the University's strategic intent. Responsible for the overall strategic direction, quality and performance of the Unit, the role leads the high-quality delivery of academic programs and research to ensure excellent graduate outcomes and enable impactful research and research training.

We seek a visionary and collaborative leader with an outstanding academic leadership record in research and teaching, and a national and international profile of scholarly achievement in a relevant discipline.  A credible track record of strategic and innovative leadership within a large and complex organisation, and experience developing and maintaining strong and sustained national and global partnerships are critical success factors.

Benefits & Culture 

At UniSA you’ll enjoy a dynamic and agile culture where colleagues thrive on collaboration and breaking new ground. A competitive remuneration package, generous superannuation contributions, relocation support and a range of other benefits are available to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance and enviable lifestyle working and living in Adelaide.  

How to Apply 

For a copy of the position description, further information and to apply visit Working at UniSA .  Please address your cover letter to Bernie Dyer, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information confidential enquiries are welcome to Bernie on +618 8302 1777 or by email to bernie.dyer@unisa.edu.au  using job reference number 3231

Applications close: 11.30pm Wednesday 6 October 2021

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