Professor and Director, Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability

Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
01 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Key leadership position
  • Lead a team at a world top 100 university
  • Incredible career opportunities

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen.  With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a strong and committed leader and researcher to fulfil the role of Professor and Director of the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability. The Director will maintain and enhance the Centre's profile as a leading national centre of research and provide strategic leadership to the existing team.

The Professor and Director is responsible for representing the Centre and its interests, views and needs across external, professional, business and government platforms. The key focuses are overseeing the development of a strategic direction for the Centre; proactively leading business development opportunities; providing expertise in project management; and developing and maintaining key stakeholder relationships with partner institutions and bodies.

You will play a pivotal role in the coordination of the research activities of the Centre, bringing together staff with research interests of relevance to developing economies and the economics of sustainability; building research capacity; and enhancing research performance, external engagement, and the day-to-day management of research projects.

The successful applicant will be a researcher of international repute with a vision for the needs and advancement of development economics and the economics of sustainability both nationally and internationally. This vision will be supported by superior communication skills and a demonstrated commitment to the promotion of financial studies as a research area.

To thrive in this appealing role, you will have a relevant postgraduate qualification, an internationally-recognised career in economics or a relevant discipline, a demonstrated record of academic excellence, and extensive experience and expertise in strategic management and leadership.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs"


Professor Gary Magee- Deputy Dean (Research), +61 3 9903  1307

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 4 December 2016, 11.55pm AEDT

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