Head, School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences (5 year term)

Job no: 511353
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide, Australia
Categories: Level E, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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The University of Adelaide has an international reputation for conducting world-leading research across a wide spectrum of areas.  Australia’s third oldest university, Adelaide is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

The School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences is one of eight schools that comprise the Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology.  The new School has been established to form a coherent and natural academic unit that brings together fundamental, enabling disciplines that underpin science, engineering, technology and many other areas of academia and industry.  The School has over 100 FTE staff, 2480 EFTSL and an annual budget of around $81 million, including $14 million in annual research income. 

This role offers tremendous opportunities for an experienced, forward-looking leader with the operational skills and ability to guide future opportunities to realise the potential of a large and growing school.  This includes deepening connections with industry and ensuring the School is strongly connected internally.  The University is seeking a strategic leader with the capacity to build a strong and coherent culture with the School and work well externally with a diverse group of stakeholders.

For a confidential discussion, contact Bill Kett or Tanu Mehta at Heidrick & Struggles on +61 3 9012 3043. To obtain an information pack or to apply, please email hoscompmaths@heidrick.com by no later than Friday 7 April 2023.


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.



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