Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Industry and Engagement

Banyule, Australia
12 Oct 2018
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11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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La Trobe celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017 and has established an outstanding reputation as an innovative and accessible University, willing to take risks and challenge the norm.

The University has significantly improved its rankings in recent years, a trajectory it is keen to maintain and accelerate. It is ranked in the top 400 universities in the world.

The University has 7 campuses with a significant regional presence. It operates through two Colleges (Science, Health and Engineering; and Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce), as well as a number of significant University Research Centres and Institutes.

La Trobe University and Research

La Trobe is focused on improving and extending its research performance and impact. Industry engagement is a key part of this strategy, as it is to improving student employability and delivering an outstanding student experience.

The University achieves international standards of excellence across a broad range of fields of research, including fundamental and applied research and innovation, with direct applications to industry and communities.

The University has bold ambitions to develop a world class research and innovation precinct at its Bundoora campus to be transformative for Melbourne’s North and regional Victoria.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Industry Engagement

The DVC R&IE will lead the University’s research and industry engagement strategy, building the profile and expertise of the university to become and remain partner of choice for governments, industry and the community. This senior role will play a critical part in assisting the University achieve the objectives set out in the Strategic Plan 2018-2022.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an inspiring, experienced and strategic leader able to provide outstanding research leadership and to engage effectively with industry, government and community.

For Further Information

To receive a detailed information book and for a confidential discussion, please contact:

Julie Steiner, Chair of the Global Education Practices
Phone: +61 2 8905 3711

Rebecca Willet, Senior Researcher
Phone: +61 400 189 417