Free open Job in Australasia Professor and Dean (Learning and Teaching) – Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

With over 10,000 students and more than 500 academic staff, Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian University sector.

The opportunity
The Dean (Learning & Teaching) is a key leadership role within the University and is responsible for the provision of leadership of learning and teaching and the student experience, including student retention, graduate outcomes and student equity within the Health Group. The position will develop learning and teaching strategies to ensure the Group continues to strengthen its performance in learning and teaching.

About you
The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in leadership and management, substantial experience in curriculum development, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and an outstanding record of high quality research and scholarship.

Salary range
An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to apply
Please submit your application to UniRecruit’s Janine Walker at and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Covering letter in which you address the essential Selection Criteria: 00051295_PD.pdf
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • address, mobile and telephone number(s) and email address
    • names, telephones and email contact of at least three referees (no contact will be made without your permission)
    • employment history, including present position and notice required
    • details of education, professional training and qualifications
    • details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience
    • research interests, list of publications and research grants awarded
    • any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies and community service
    • an indication of the earliest date on which you would be able to commence

Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that ranks among the top 3% worldwide and spans across five campuses in South East Queensland.

At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith’s strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
Griffith University is working in partnership with UniRecruit to find outstanding candidates for this role. Further information is available on the UniRecruit website or by contacting Michael Toohey (, +61 (0) 418 883 807) or Janine Walker (, +61 (0) 407 621 306) or Ann Newton (, +61 (0) 412 358 234).

Closing date: Monday, 27 August 2018 at 5 pm AEST. All applications should be emailed to UniRecruit’s Janine Walker at

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV’s sent directly to Line Managers.