|RMIT is Australia’s largest tertiary institution with 82,000 international and domestic students with a global reputation for excellence in applied research and engagement with industry and its principal campus in Melbourne’s CBD. Melbourne, one of the world’s most liveable cities, is arguably Australia’s cultural and sporting hub with a vibrant cosmopolitan lifestyle and boasting a temperate climate, a wealth of diverse restaurants, café-filled lanes, galleries and parks and is close to beaches and ski fields.
Justice and Legal Studies, a highly collaborative team with exemplary relationships with industry and profession, is one of four Schools within the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, teaching and researching in the areas of criminal justice, legal and dispute studies and human rights.
The Deputy Dean reports to the Dean and is a member of the School Executive. S/he will be responsible for strategic planning and development of the discipline and will strengthen engagement across the University as well as with industry, government and research organisations both nationally and internationally. It is expected that the leadership component will constitute approximately 60% of the role with the balance comprising research and teaching.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an applicant to take on a leadership and research role at professorial level in a highly reputable Australian university. The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant discipline and an outstanding research track record with external grant success. They will be an academic leader with a strong desire to develop and implement effective research innovation, strategy and collaboration for the School.
It would be great if you could respond via email with any potential candidates you recommend for this appointment. Thank you.