Head, School Of Government And International Relations

at Griffith University

About Griffith University

Griffith University believes in, strives for and celebrates the remarkable. Known for its high impact research, outstanding student experience and commitment to social justice, the University is proud of its achievements, people and the passion for making a positive difference. Considered one of Australia's leading business educators, Griffith Business School is committed to the delivery of outstanding business education and research through engagement with industry, government and the social communities they serve, in ways that contribute to a prosperous, equitable and sustainable future.

The School of Government and International Relations is one of the key departments of the Griffith Business School. With a proven track record for world-class, cutting edge research the School actively influences the political landscape with public debate and advice to policy and decision makers in Australia and internationally. Its globally recognised government and international relations programs are built on cutting-edge research and produce confident, skilled graduates with highly relevant qualifications.

The opportunity

We are seeking an outstanding Head of School to continue to drive high quality standards across research and teaching, and strategic engagement with Government, Industry and relevant communities. T he Head of School, working closely with the School's leadership team, will champion a culture of collaboration and innovation in Government and International Relations research and teaching. The Head of School will also take advantage of the opportunities that exist for outstanding interdisciplinary research and teaching afforded by the School's location in a Business School and across Griffith more broadly. Supporting and developing staff and leveraging opportunities for growth through excellent relationships with stakeholders will also be important.

This is a significant role requiring contemporary leadership skills, a passion for emerging areas of interest to Government and students, and a strong focus on scholarly excellence. Highly developed communication, resource management and organisational skills should be complemented by a demonstrated ability to engage effectively across the University and externally. A doctoral qualification in a relevant field, excellent research expertise and proven leadership experience are essential.

The position is based at the Nathan Campus and an attractive salary package is negotiable.

Further information

For confidential enquires, to request the comprehensive candidate information booklet and to apply, please contact Janine Fitzgerald on +61 424 164 765 or at jfitzgerald@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au quoting reference number RF0057.

Applications close on the 7 th of August 2019.

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