Head of School- Chemical Engineering
University of New South Wales School of Chemical Engineering

Head of School- Chemical Engineering



Head of School- Chemical Engineering


Apply now Job no: 495244

Work type: Fixed term / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Academic Leadership


At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.


Consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, UNSW is a modern, outward-looking university, with a global reputation for excellence across research and teaching.  UNSW is currently implementing its 2025 strategy and its ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. UNSW’s Faculty of Engineering is the largest in Australia and offers the widest choice of engineering degree programs for students. The strengths of UNSW Engineering are built on traditions of the highest academic standards, a record of instigating industry and community partnerships and a history of engaging internationally.


The School of Chemical Engineering is a powerhouse of innovative engineering research and is currently ranked in the World’s Top 50. As a foundation school of UNSW Sydney, it has a long and proud history of producing the scientific leaders who have provided innovative solutions to technically complex challenges in the production, processing and management of energy, food, health and water resources. The value placed on industry collaboration is a key-contributing factor to the School’s strength.


The School is now seeking a new Head, reporting to the Dean of Engineering, to lead its strategic direction and growth at a highly exciting time in its development. An excellent academic in their own right, the new Head of School will have successfully led the development of world-class research and educational activity in a relevant area. An inspiring leader, they will offer a compelling vision for the future of Chemical Engineering at UNSW, such that they will be able to seize this opportunity to contribute to the further success of one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities.


The appointee will have demonstrable experience in improving levels of overall research performance, student education experience and community engagement. They will have the leadership experience, maturity, and strategic thinking required to be an effective member of the Senior Management Team of the Faculty of Engineering and to drive further strengthening of the Faculty’s research capability. They will be an effective relationship manager, capable of developing the talent of staff internally and ensuring the interests of the School are effectively promoted and advanced externally.


For further information and initial enquiries please contact Jason Sze at jason.sze@perrettlaver.com or on +61 2 8354 4003.


To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and support covering letter at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com quoting reference number 4127 before 5:00pm AEST on Monday 27th May 2019.


Position Description


Advertised: 29 Apr 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 27 May 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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