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Julie Steele
02-15-2006, 02:41 PM
Head of School

School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences,
University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

A leading university in teaching and research, the University of
Wollongong is seeking to appoint an exceptional academic to lead the
School of Health Sciences. This is a newly established school that aims
to maximize the teaching and research potential in a range of
inter-related health professional discipline areas including population
health, exercise science/rehabilitation, nutrition/dietetics, OH&S and

We are seeking to make a continuing appointment at either Associate
Professor or Professor level. As the Head of School, appointed for an
initial term of two years, you will be expected to foster a focused and
strategic direction to position the School as a leading provider of
health professional education in Australia, be responsive to emerging
national and international health and health service issues utilizing
innovative curricula based on evidence-based practice and sound research.

You will have demonstrated strong leadership and experience in teaching
and curriculum development; be instrumental in developing and
implementing strategies to strengthen the School's research and teaching
activities and have an excellent record at attracting and successfully
completing large external research grants.

A full Position Description with Selection Criteria is available on our


Please contact the Dean, Prof. Patrick Crookes on Tel: (+61) 2 4221 3174
for further information about the role.

You must address the Selection Criteria specified in the Position
Description, which is available from the website.

Appointment is based on merit. As women are under-represented in
academic positions, suitably qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Quote Ref No: 21397 Closing Date 12 March, 2006

Professor Julie R Steele
Biomechanics Research Laboratory
Department of Biomedical Science
University of Wollongong
Northfields Ave
Wollongong NSW 2522

Phone: +61 (0)2 4221 3881
Fax: +61 (0)2 4221 4096
Email: julie_steele@uow.edu.au
Web: www.uow.edu.au/health/brl