Dean - Research

James Cook University Singapore

Established in 2003, JCU Singapore offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs from James Cook University Australia. James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities in the world(ARWU ranking). James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. 

The campus is growing and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact.  At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe.  Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region.  The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, live in a fascinating and exciting city. 


The Dean Research is responsible to the Deputy Vice Chancellor & Head of Campus Singapore for the quality and development of a research environment at James Cook University Singapore (JCUS) that aligns with JCUS Strategic Intent and which supports the values of excellence and relevance in research.  With specific accountability for the strategic direction, operational performance and administration of research infrastructure, the Dean Research will ensure that the objectives and activities are integrated and aligned with the strategic priorities of JCUS. 

The Dean Research will provide effective leadership, management, mentoring and professional development (including performance review) of staff, and optimise the use of available resources.  The Dean Research will also provide senior leadership more broadly together with senior research leaders at James Cook University Australia (JCUA), and serve as a member of the Executive Management Group (EMG) of JCUS. The incumbent will continue to conduct and make a personal contribution to research. 

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Enquiries: Associate Professor Abhishek Bhati, Campus Dean; Tel: +65 6709 3710 Email: 

Closing Date: 1 October 2017 

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment. 

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia.  The University offers Bachelor & Master Programs in Business, Psychology, Information Technology & Education at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

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