Head, School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Griffith University

Queensland, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Angad Roy

Research Associate

t: +61 2 8051 3018

e: Angad.Roy@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 19/11/2021

As a relatively young institution, in less than 50 years Griffith has become one of the world’s top 300 universities through our commitment to progressive, innovative and socially focused teaching and research. With more than 55,000 students, our community spans five campuses across South East Queensland plus our Digital campus, complemented by a global alumni network of over 200,000 graduates. In helping thousands of different people create a brighter future for themselves, Griffith University is creating a brighter future for all.

We are now seeking a transformational leader with the experience, drive and vision to lead the School of Medicine and Dentistry in the next chapter of its development.

The School strives to prepare the next generation of professionals and practitioners to tackle health and health care challenges in an ever-changing world. Our diverse student body benefits from the opportunity to study in state of the art facilities, and can select from degrees and courses across a wide range disciplines.

As our new Head, you will further advance the School’s excellence in research and medical education and its ability to translate discoveries into breakthrough cures, therapies, and treatment strategies. You will bring an exceptional track record of leadership in research and education, with the passion and the vision to make a real difference to global health.

You will be a proven leader who understands the innate power of education to transform the lives of individuals and their communities. You will be committed to pursuing work that makes the world a better place, driven by your belief in the University’s sense of ethics and its mission to create a brighter future for all. Above all, you know that high-quality research and teaching does not happen without high-quality people—you will support and enable our community of scholars to reach their potential of academic excellence.

Griffith 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 Angad Roy at +61 2 8051 3018 or Angad.Roy@perrettlaver.com  


The deadline for applications is 5.00pm AEDT 19th November 2021.