The College of Humanities is now seeking to appoint an outstanding Dean and Head of
School of Social Sciences to provide leadership in the design and implementation of a
high-quality student experience, foster an environment for achieving the highest quality
research, and to sustain and develop a global reputation for the social sciences disciplines.
The successful candidate will be a significant academic leader with an outstanding profile
in a field relevant to School’s portfolio with a strong track record in research, education and
professional achievement, including significant management and leadership roles. The
Dean and Head of School will lead, inspire and nurture interaction with a diverse range of
internal and external stakeholders. S/he will be expected to provide high-level academic
leadership and strategic direction of the School in research, teaching, community
engagement, and transformation consistent with the University’s and College’s vision and
Responsibilities + Skills
Associate Professor/Professor with experience in an academic/research leadership role.PhD/Doctoral Degree in a discipline relevant to the School.An established academic leader and scholar with an excellent publication and
Three (3) years experience in management and leadership of a school, faculty orresearch unit of significant size and complexity.