Dean, Wellington Faculty of Health | Te Wahanga Tāitai Hauora

  • Kelburn
  • Temporary
  • Sun Oct 11 22:17:08 2020
  • 70058

  • Significant opportunity for a strategic leader
  • Lead a flourishing Faculty in the capital city
  • New Zealand’s top ranked university for research quality

The University is now seeking to appoint an outstanding strategic and academic leader as Dean, Wellington Faculty of Health. The Faculty combines expertise in health research with traditional strengths in public policy, government and business to support New Zealand’s health system.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with personal and professional credibility to extend and enhance collaborative alliances and partnerships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders locally, nationally, and internationally.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate the motivation and capability to lead a Faculty encompassing a diverse group of schools and research centres. You will be a participatory leader who shares the values of the University. Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor Science, Engineering, Architecture, and Design Innovation, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of what constitutes excellence in research, learning and teaching, and engagement. You will be an astute strategic leader, have an innovative mindset, and be experienced at inspiring and leading teams around a shared vision.

You will have held a leadership position in the academic or health-related sector and need to understand and appreciate the academic environment.

Role description

Applications close: 2 November 2020

Contact details for vacancy: To request an information booklet and/or a confidential discussion with the Provost, Professor Wendy Larner, please call her EA Susan Davies on +64 4 463 5201 or email

To apply in confidence, please email your cover letter and full curriculum vitae to

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand:

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