Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Jul 09, 2021
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Aug 01, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are seeking an internationally recognised leader with an exemplary record of success in leading research activities in complex organisations. The successful candidate will have proven capacity to deliver high-impact research outcomes and grow the university's proud history of working with end-users, industry, professions and communities for the public good.

The role

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research will be responsible for leading internal and external stakeholders through transformational change in order to achieve the university's ambitious research and innovation strategy that drives excellence, quality, entrepreneurship, partnerships and innovation. The portfolio also includes First Nations engagement, which is of fundamental importance.

Key result areas

  • Lead and deliver the university's research strategic plan
  • Establish new research institutes in Agriculture, Water and Environment; Rural Health; and Cyber, Data and Security
  • Increase in the university's productivity in research, research outputs and impact, external research funding and PhD students and completions
  • Lead and influence a large and diverse network of stakeholders through transformational change
  • Support the development and implementation of the First Nations engagement strategy

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world. Charles Sturt University, Australia's largest regionally-based university, is embarking on a period of transformational change, arguably the most significant in its history. The university's 2030 Strategy will continue to be guided by the Wiradjuri phrase, 'Yindyamarra Winhanganha - creating a world worth living in. Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member of the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Application Requirements

Charles Sturt is partnering with Pacific Search Partners to undertake an international search. Applicants are expected to contact the advising consultants to submit an application and discuss the opportunity further in confidence.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description and by contacting:

René Johnston or James Lazarus | Advising Consultants, Pacific Search Partners | | Ph: +61 3 9631 1500

Closing Date: 11 pm, 1 August 2021