University of Tasmania, Faculty of Arts
Professor and Head of School of Humanities
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Department Chair, Director, Full Professor|
The University of Tasmania was founded in 1890 on the best of academic traditions that embrace excellence and commitment to free inquiry in the creation and application of knowledge. Ranked in the top 2 percent of universities worldwide and in the top 10 research universities in Australia, the University has a strong and distinctive Tasmanian identity which underpins teaching and research that is international in scope, vision and standards.
The University is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic leader as Professor and Head of School of Humanities to provide academic and strategic leadership in all aspects of research, research training, teaching, internationalisation and community engagement. The Head of School reports to the Dean of Arts and is a member of the Faculty Executive.
The School of Humanities was established in early 2013 as one of three newly merged Schools in the Faculty of Arts. The School encompasses six academic programs: Philosophy and Gender Studies, History and Classics, English, European Languages and Studies, Asian Languages and Studies and Aboriginal Studies.
Applicants will have a PhD, a demonstrated capacity for academic leadership and an outstanding record of research and teaching in one or more of the School’s disciplinary areas. Strong commitment to quality teaching and effective research training, demonstrated success in generating funding from a range of sources and effective relationship management skills are considered essential.
The Head of School role is fixed term for five years (renewable) and the Professorial appointment is continuing. The position is located in Hobart or Launceston and travel to other campuses is required.
The closing date for applications is 28 March 2014. For further information and an application pack, please contact Jandy Godfrey, Academic Search and Onboarding Manager, University of Tasmania on +61 3 6226 8589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies