Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering

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Monash University

Victoria, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Talia Walker

Research Associate

t: +61 2 8354 4000

e: Talia.Walker@PerrettLaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 21/05/2021

Monash University’s Faculty of Engineering is one of the largest in Australia, renowned worldwide for the quality and calibre of our teaching, research and graduates. Our research activities provide a platform for establishing a thriving educational enterprise and our staff are committed to creating a dynamic learning environment.

We are currently seeking an outstanding academic to lead the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE). The Department offers internationally recognised undergraduate and research programs in telecommunications, electronics, robotics, biomedical engineering, computer systems, and electrical power systems. We maintain strong links with engineering professionals to ensure our programs remain at the leading edge of professional practice, and enjoy a vibrant and diverse research culture.

The successful candidate will be expected to bring a strong personal commitment and reputation in both education and research. They will expand the Department’s international profile and its interdisciplinary reach whilst leading innovative pedagogical activities to provide our students with a University experience of the highest standard. Taking an active role in mentoring and development, they will inspire and motivate academic staff across their department to achieve their full potential, and play a key role in connecting staff to the Faculty of Engineering’s vision and objectives. 

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us and thrive. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational people to help you continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

Monash University will be supported in a global search for this appointment by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact;

Talia Walker, on +61 (0) 2 8354 4000 or Talia.Walker@PerrettLaver.com

The deadline for applications is 5.00pm AEST, Friday 21 May 2021.