Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 27/04/2018
REF: UOMapd0318
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All Fixed Term Opportunities

Academic Program Director

Fixed Term
Melbourne
Close Date: 27/04/2018
REF: UOMapd0318
Apply now All Fixed Term Opportunities
  • Realise the University’s vision to transform STEMM teaching
  • Lead efforts to strengthen interdisciplinary research in life sciences
  • Build world-class teaching and research spaces

The Position

The Academic Program Director will lead The University of Melbourne’s efforts to be at the forefront of the STEMM convergence revolution by creating:

  • A STEMM teaching precinct – focused on transforming the first year experience
  • A Life sciences research hub – focused on realising the opportunities presented by cross-disciplinary collaboration

The new facilities will be based at the University’s Parkville campus. The facilities will offer innovative spaces for teaching STEMM disciplines at scale, enhance student experience and boost the impact of life sciences research.

The appointee will have the transformational leadership experience to seize this opportunity to position The University of Melbourne as a global leader in contemporary learning spaces and interdisciplinary leadership, learning and research across STEMM. This exciting new position will provide strong academic leadership for the planning and development of the new precinct, reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, with a dotted line to the Executive Director, Major Projects.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in implementing large scale learning space projects, preferably in the tertiary sector. She/he will drive cross-disciplinary collaboration between the life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, as well as innovation in teaching and research practices.

The Organisation

The University of Melbourne is a leading international University with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research.

Our distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.

Our research helps solve social, economic and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future. We’re tightly connected with our communities, at home and around the globe – a connection that enriches our learning, teaching and research.

For more information visit: www.unimelb.edu.au

To apply – please use the reference UOMapd0318, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton or Mira Bacelj of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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