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Head of School, Mathematics

The Head of School, Mathematics is a prestigious appointment and comes with the mandate to not only drive the ongoing international profile of mathematics and interdisciplinary research but also to lead traditional and innovative pedagogical activities to optimize the student experience.

You will provide high-level strategic leadership to the 80 School staff by managing, administering and advancing excellence in teaching, research and professional activities. In addition to your active engagement in specialist research areas consistent with the Faculty’s research strategy, you will also foster research excellence through procuring competitive research grants; leading significant research projects; and providing outstanding leadership in teaching, curriculum development and research training.

We are keen to meet with mathematicians who have outstanding scholarly records of an international standard including significant publications in the highest impact journals. You should demonstrate a consistent record of high-level research engagement and productivity, and an enduring commitment to programs of research.

You will need highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to effectively liaise with academics, mentor and develop staff, and represent and advocate for the School as a contributing member on boards and committees.

Recognized as a leading authority in Mathematics, it is expected that you will hold a doctoral qualification.

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Head of School, Mathematics