Director, Australian Synchrotron
The Australian Synchrotron is one of Australia’s premier research facilities. It provides access to thousands of researchers annually across hundreds of organisations including the Australian and regional university sector, medical research institutes, government agencies and industry. In providing world-class characterisation techniques for structure, function and clinical investigations, the facility delivers real-world outcomes that provide national benefit across industry, health, food, environment, biotechnology, nanotechnology, energy, advanced materials and heritage/archaeology research sectors.
The Director, Australian Synchrotron is responsible for leading, managing, developing, implementing and operating one of Australia’s landmark multi-user facilities for the benefit of the nation. In collaboration with other leaders in ANSTO’s Nuclear Science and Technology (NST) division, the position engages with high-level stakeholders and leads the research and development efforts that foster innovation to produce leading edge research outcomes for public benefit.
This role offers an unrivalled opportunity for an established leader in a scientific infrastructure or user-based environment, with a vision to support the Australian Synchrotron’s distinctiveness, performance and contribution on the international stage. With delegated powers for resource and research performance, candidates will demonstrate the intellectual, strategic and operational leadership qualities to engage colleagues, industry partners and stakeholders in shaping the future of the Australian Synchrotron and growing its reputation as a partner of choice.
In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce.
To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry, Katherine Miller and Conny Yuan at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or Katherine.Miller@boyden.com
Applications close on Monday 26 June 2023.