Position, Professor and Head of School of Humanities, University of Tasmania

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University of Tasmania - School of Humanities

Professor and Head of School of Humanities

Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    Australia
Position:    Department Chair, 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 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 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 and travel to other campuses is required. 


The closing date for applications is 7 November 2014.  For further information and an application pack, contact Anna Pannunzio, Academic Search Associate on +61 410 409 499 or email anna.pannunzio@utas.edu.au
Website:  http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs/current-vacancies
Primary Category:  Humanities
Secondary Categories:  Ancient History
Asian History / Studies
British History / Studies
Digital Humanities
European History / Studies
Posting Date:  09/30/2014
Closing Date  11/07/2014