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Recently appointed: Paul Egglestone as Head of School, School of Creative Industries, UON

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Professor Paul Egglestone joins the University of Newcastle to lead UON’s new School of Creative Industries. He brings an extensive background in television and digital media production and a passion for collaborating across disciplines to connect students and researchers with industry – and each other –  nationally and internationally. Paul was formerly the Director of Research and Innovation in the College of Culture and the Creative Industries at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) where he holds a chair in Digital and Creative Technologies. As a passionate, award winning researcher, Paul has won large grants from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research…

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Recently appointed: leaders in bioinformatics at University of Auckland

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Congratulations to Professor Anthony Poole and Associate Professor Nicole Cloonan on their recent appointments to lead bioinformatics and act as the interface between biologists and data, within the School of Biological Sciences (SBS) at the University of Auckland. The University recognises that the future of biology will be determined by big data, and that future leaders in the field are finding answers to complex problems, problems faced by researchers as well as by society, by applying biological knowledge to data. SBS is ranked in the top 100 globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015). School members conduct research across…

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Recent appointments: CEO, Western Sydney University The College

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Congratulations to Andrew Dawkins to this appointment, commencing October 2016. At an exciting time of growth and new prospects for the University and the Western Sydney region, new CEO will be responsible for leading and further developing The College into a commercially strong and educationally rich enterprise, directing the strategic vision and academic development of The College and its programs, by providing leadership and counsel that sets clear standards of excellence, probity and fiscal management. Western Sydney University(link is external) is a national leader when it comes to providing pathways to quality higher education, based on a belief in a world…

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Recent appointments: foundation leadership team of Macquarie University International College (MUIC)

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Update: positions appointed and commenced Program Managers – Foundation and Diplomas •      Help lead a University pathways college from start-up •      Seeking driven self starters with extensive program oversight and development experience Macquarie University is a workplace like no other. From our inception we have crossed traditional boundaries. We developed the first electronic calculator for people with vision impairment, wireless internet technology and the Macquarie Dictionary. We were the first university in Australia to introduce childcare on campus and the first to appoint a female Vice-Chancellor. We were founded to be different, and we have always been at the…

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Recent appointment: Director, Learning Enhancement and Innovation

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Update: Travis Cox has relocated from the University of Melbourne to take up this appointment in January 2016. The University of Adelaide(link is external) is one of Australia’s leading Group of Eight(link is external), research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia’s third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing. Distinctive features of the University’s educational proposition include: learning through small group discovery leveraged by creative use of digital technologies; high-quality blended…

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Recent appointment: Head of School, Mathematical and Physical Sciences

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Welcome to Professor James Jackson who commenced late 2016. Professor Jackson came across from Boston University, a top 100 globally ranked institution (ARWU, QS), where he previously served as Associate Dean for Research and Outreach and Chair of the Department of Astronomy, and prior to that, his experience has included Assistant Director of the Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica. Professor Jackson has a PhD in Physics from MIT. His research has had longstanding association with astrophysics colleagues in Australia. Professor Jackson’s research has focussed on the formation of high-mass stars, primarily by using observations from radio and infrared telescopes. He has led three large…

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Recent appointments: leaders in international preparatory programs

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Recent appointments: international preparatory programs to join Macquarie University as it prepares to launch its International College, MUIC We congratulate Robyn Vidler(link is external) and Eugene Quah on their new appointments. About MUIC This is an exciting time to join MUIC. Launched at end of 2015, MUIC provides a range of pre-degree programs to prepare international students for further success in Macquarie University degree programs. The Times Higher Education ranks Macquarie University in the top 10 most international universities in the world: it is home to over 10,000 international students from over 100 countries. Macquarie University is a modern, top…

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Professor of Nursing

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Opportunity at the University of Newcastle to provide vision and leadership in the Nursing and Midwifery disciplines, preferably in the area of chronic illness management, family and child health and older person care. About the right candidate The successful candidates will promote and foster a collaborative, dynamic, productive and globally competitive research environment through research collaboration, external grant income, publication outputs, and research higher degree graduates. The promotion of excellence in teaching and learning through appropriate curriculum development and delivery is also a key requirement of this role. Your outstanding record of research and scholarly activity, evidence of nursing leadership…

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Recent appointments: Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning Transformations, Pro Vice-Chancellor Digital Innovation & Learning Futures

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The University of Western Sydney is a major urban university with a distributed multi-campus network across Greater Western Sydney, a region of opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University is building on its reputation for resilience and flexibility to cement a student-centred and research-led culture at the core of this next phase of development. The Vice-Chancellor seeks to appoint two new members of the University Executive. These new positions will be critical to the University realising its core objective of being a distinctively student-centred university. The ideal candidates will bring vision, innovation, agility and a sense of ingenuity to this…

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Academic leadership roles in tourism and events, design and technology

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Progressive, international private education provider Study Group has two newly created roles in academic leadership at Martin College. The right person is an advocate for education and career education opportunities that are life changing. Martin is growing and this is a great time to join in new national roles. Reporting to the Head of College, each position has overall responsibility for a suite of courses and associated faculty within a particular discipline portfolio, across interstate campuses and online. These roles work closely across the faculty and courses to ensure disciplinary standards, quality of teaching and equivalency of experience for students…

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