Job Advertisement: Closing Date 24th October 2009

Professor and Head of School

School of Geosciences
Faculty of Science
The University of Sydney, Australia
Reference No. S09/186

The School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney is seeking an
outstanding individual to provide strong and innovative leadership as
Professor and Head of School. The Head of School leads strategic
direction and operational aspects of the School as well as engagement
with industry and government agencies.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in geology, geography or
geophysics and a proven track record in successful administration and
staff management. Along with an outstanding and internationally
recognised record of research, you will have skills in building and
leading research teams and demonstrated success in attracting
competitive research funding and developing industry links.

The successful candidate will be appointed as either the Edgeworth David
Chair or the McCaughey Chair depending on area of specialisation.

For an information brochure including details of the selection criteria
and full advertisement, please contact Rodney Waterson, Principal
Consultant on (+61 2) 9114 1355 or via email [log in to unmask]

Closing Date: 24 October 2009

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity,
diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups
and women are encouraged. Appointment is on merit; as women are
under represented at this employment level, suitably qualified women
are encouraged to apply.


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