Head of Department, Mathematics and Statistics

Macquarie University invites applications for the leadership role Head of Department for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. 


This appointment will play a critical role in the success of the newly merged Department of Mathematics and Statistics. We are looking for an experienced visionary leader who can unite, inspire and create a culture of high performance and collegiality.


You will bring with you a wealth of successful leadership and management experience within academic administration. You will have proven success in developing a strategic vision aligned to a faculty and University’s strategic priorities and leading and enabling the department to realise and achieve the vision in a collegial and collaborative manner.


Your proven track record of modelling core academic and university values, inspiring teams and fostering an environment of innovation and excellence will enable you to succeed in this role.

CLOSING DATE:  Sunday, 1 April 2018

Macquarie University has engaged Carol Watson Executive Search and Consulting to assist in the recruitment process. 


For further information please refer to our Candidate Brochure  and/or for a confidential discussion of the role and the University’s expectations contact:


For Australasia, Asia and the USA: Brenda Gibbons on +61 421 388 657 or brenda@carolwatson.com.au or for UK, Europe and Canada: Sean Gillen on +44 7950 123 466 or sean@carolwatson.com.au

Applications to Debbie Dickinson on debbie@carolwatson.com.au  

This position requires criminal record and qualifications checking.


Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Job location: 
Sydney NSW 2000
Contact and application information
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Contact name: 
Debbie Dickinson