Head of School, Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Science (EECMS)

Ref: 3882

Curtin Univeristy

Western Australia

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Role Managed by:

Jackie Radisich

Research Associate

t: +852 3955 9675

e: Jackie.Radisich@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 16/01/2019

Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

Curtin’s Faculty of Science and Engineering is characterised by deep research strengths and a strong culture of innovation across both teaching and learning, and industry engagement. The Faculty is seeking a senior leader to build on the success of the School of EECMS and create a hub for digital and technological innovation across the faculty and wider University. With renowned global research expertise in radio astronomy, and strengths in artificial intelligence, cyber security and renewable energy and power systems, this is a unique opportunity to foster multidisciplinary teams committed to excellence in learning and teaching, research, student and industry engagement.

Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, the Head of School will possess academic leadership experience, well developed communication skills and substantial program delivery and change management expertise. The successful candidate will also be able to build and lead a team culture based on Curtin’s values and have the commercial drive to enhance Curtin’s strong industry orientation.