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Head of School, Mathematical Sciences
The University of Adelaide is a member of Australia's Group of Eight research intensive universities, distinguished by its international reputation and commitment to innovation and excellence in research and teaching. The University of Adelaide is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher learning and consistently ranks in the top 1% of world universities. The University of Adelaide seeks an exceptional Head of School to lead the School of Mathematical Sciences into an exciting future.
The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of eight schools and a number of world-class research institutes and centres within the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. The School is respected internationally for its research strengths in: geometry; statistics; stochastic modelling and operations research; and dynamics, modelling and computation. Our campuses have been home to 5 Nobel Prize winners, hundreds of Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, countless political leaders, in Australia and abroad, and we welcome many thousands of students who will become influencers in their chosen careers, countries and communities.
In a rapidly changing world, we strive to stimulate challenge and growth, deliver world-class education and research with a global vision and high impact to better the world around us. This is an exceptional time to join The University of Adelaide as we undertake an exciting transformation with a new strategic vision and an ambition for growth and global connectivity. We know that 75% of future jobs will require STEM skills.
Your strategic leadership will foster future leaders in one of the fastest-growing, most innovative industries. The School is respected internationally for its research strengths in: geometry; statistics; stochastic modelling and operations research; and dynamics, modelling and computation. As Head of School, your outstanding academic and strategic leadership will drive a progressive and engaged School to provide cutting edge research and teaching.
With exemplary interpersonal skills the Head of School will inspire, motivate and develop staff, promoting a culture of excellence which recognises and celebrates success. You will be a passionate advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion. Your commitment and engagement will promote outstanding interdisciplinary initiatives and collaborations across the University as well as with our external partners to enable research outputs to have national and international impact.
You will steward the development of new coursework programs to meet the needs of industry and the community. To have a confidential discussion about this appointment, please contact Mr Paul Hill, Partner at Odgers Berndtson at Paul.Hillodgersberndtson.
com or by phone at 61 407 766 756. Applications close 11.55 PM, 29 August 2021 , submitted directly to Odgers Berndtson please.
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