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The University of Sydney Business School Seeking Deputy Dean (Research)

  • Exciting opportunity to make significant research contributions to the University of Sydney Business School and the University of Sydney.
  • Located in the University of Sydney Business School, Darlington
  • 5-year, fixed term position with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The Deputy Dean (Research) will be joining at a key time for our institution, as the University enters a new ten-year strategic cycle (Sydney in 2032) and as the Business School continues to work towards our own School-level strategy which is built upon the principles of responsible management education. The Business School and the wider University Executive have experienced future-focused leadership renewal in recent months, including the appointment in December 2022 of Professor Leisa Sargent as Dean of the University of Sydney Business School and Professor Lemuria Carter as Deputy Dean of the University of Sydney Business School.

With a range of top-ranked programs and prestigious triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, the University of Sydney Business School is in the top 1% of business schools worldwide and is a global leader in business and management education. We are also one of the Asia-Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. Building on our strong alliances with industry, government and social enterprise the Business School is pursuing an ambitious strategic direction as a thought leader in the development of innovative, responsible, and sustainable responses to emerging domestic and global business challenges. Our recent trajectory has also been marked by ever closer engagement with industry, international partners and further building our research enterprise for scholarly and societal impact.

The Deputy Dean (Research) is a key member of the University of Sydney Business School leadership team, providing academic leadership, and contributing to strategy, operations, financial management, and to internal stakeholder and external stakeholder engagement, and deputising for the Dean (as required). A key responsibility of this role is to contribute to the development, promotion, and implementation of high-quality research strategies with the overall goal being to build our research enterprise, attract and retain outstanding research teams and research students who will contribute to the societal impact and the faculty’s academic standing. Priorities going forward are to lead the implementation of the Business School’s research strategy and ensure workplace safety, health, and well-being for our staff and students, and develop research leadership capabilities in the Business School.