Free open Job in Australasia Associate Dean, Applied Chemistry and Environmental Sciences at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, 3 year Fixed-term position, with an underlying continuing Professor position
  • $176,353 p.a. + 17% superannuation (July 2017 start date)

Our Organisation
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Situated within the College of Science, Engineering and Health, the School of Science provides over 45 bachelor and postgraduate programs, and undertakes world class research across the disciplines of physical sciences, mathematical sciences and computer science.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

Your Responsibilities
The Associate Dean is a full-time, fixed term role (with and underlying continuing Professor position) and is responsible for leading, managing and developing the academic staff of the Applied Chemistry & Environmental Sciences discipline to deliver on the College research and research training strategy and the College learning and teaching strategy, and to contribute to the development of the relevant disciplines and RMIT’s standing in relation to them.

The position requires the incumbent to lead, influence, facilitate and mentor, as well as develop strategy, and implement and manage change. The Associate Dean is a member of the School Executive and is required to work collaboratively with all members of the School management team and with staff across the School, College and University to ensure that the School achieves its strategic objectives.

Skills & Experience Required
You will be able to demonstrate success and a standing in internationally recognised research in a scholarship relevant to the College of Science, Engineering and Health, in the relevant discipline areas. You will have a strong record of innovative teaching in a discipline relevant to the School underpinned by a deep understanding of contemporary Learning and Teaching theory. A demonstrated capacity to think strategically and to act tactically based on organisational priorities and objectives, along with a strong knowledge and understanding of relevant industry and training priorities will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply
For further information please contact Professor Russell Crawford at or visit our website at and search using job ref # 557376

Applications close on Tuesday 4th July 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. 

Customer advert reference: 557376


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