Dean, Faculty of Business

Company:Curtin University Malaysia

Location:Malaysia / Miri, Sarawak


Employment Type:Full time/Contract



Curtin Malaysia’s campus, located in Miri, Sarawak is the largest offshore campus of Curtin University Australia which was established in partnership with the Sarawak Government in 1999.

Curtin Malaysia invites applications from qualified candidates to provide academic leadership in developing and managing the Faculty of Business teaching and research programmes in line with the strategic direction of the University.  The Dean also take a leading role in the Faculty’s relationships with industry and government in order to build effective education and research partnerships.

Selection Criteria:

  • A doctoral qualification and an internationally recognised record of academic/research achievement in a business-related discipline.
  • Demonstrated strong management skills consistent with the duties of a Dean of Faculty, including the management of staff performance and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire through clear vision, example, communication and personal influence within a complex organisation.
  • Demonstrated strategic management and negotiating skills, particularly to foster and maintain long-term in-depth relationships with industry, government and national/international communities.
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial and resource management skills in the development and mobilisation of resources, including the ability to administer a Faculty within policy and budgetary requirements.
  • Demonstrated high level organisational planning and implementation skills, which demonstrate creativity and ability to achieve results.
  • Proven capacity to foster a productive and active interdisciplinary research culture.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the tertiary education sector, including a sound knowledge of trends in management of contemporary universities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Demonstrated strong teamwork skills and the ability to promote a cooperative culture amongst colleagues and students.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both written and oral communication, with well-developed cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • A record of contribution to academic and community life that is consistent with Curtin’s values and goals.


The appointment will be at a Professorial level.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, a latest CV, the Application for employment form and you are also required to respond specifically to the Selection Criteria.

Enquiries regarding the position may be directed to Professor Jim Mienczakowski, Pro Vice Chancellor, Curtin Malaysia at

How To Apply:

For write-in applications, please forward your applications to:

Staffing Management Section,

Human Resource Department,

Curtin University Malaysia,

CDT 250, 98009 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

Or email to:

(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified)

CLOSING DATE:  The post will remain opened until filled.

Application for Employment Form

Selection Criteria Form

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