Executive Dean - Faculty Of Health And Medical Sciences

at University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia has a long and distinguished history and an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. It is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. UWA continues to perform strongly across all key higher education measures and remains committed to realising its ambition to be one of the world's top 50 universities by 2050.

UWA's Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences offers courses, training and research opportunities in a range of scientific and clinical disciplines to benefit the health of Australian and international communities. The Faculty has an important role in delivering knowledge and discoveries to guarantee we have healthy futures. We strive to deliver research-led teaching in high-quality facilities and are supported in this venture by professional mentors and valued alumni. We offer our students a world-class student experience and education. Our UWA Health Campus connects students and researchers with hospitals, institutes and healthcare providers. Our research is world-class, with clinical medicine being ranked 39th and public health 48th in the world (ARWU 2018) and our researchers having been awarded AU $19 million+ in research funding (Jan-Apr 2018).

UWA is seeking to appoint a new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with the scholarly standing required to engage a group of particularly high-performing academics, the leadership experience to oversee the operations and set a strategic direction for a complex, multidisciplinary Faculty, and a commitment to research- and clinically-informed education and close engagement with partners in the health sector.

UWA has engaged international executive search consultants Perrett Laver to advise on this appointment. For further information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com, quoting reference 4217, or contact Jackie Radisich on Jackie.Radisich@perrettlaver.com or on +61 2 8354 4000.

Additional information is contained in the Candidate Brochure: Download File ED, HMS - Candidate Brochure.pdf

Applications close: Friday 2nd August at 12:00pm AWST.

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).


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