Pro Vice Chancellor in Research Infrastructure

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
04 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
02 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

The University of Queensland (UQ) contributes positively to society by engaging in the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world. UQ strives for the personal and professional success of its students, staff and alumni. For more than a century, we have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

UQ has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its teachers, its educational programs and employment outcomes for its students. Our students remain at the heart of what we do. The UQ experience –the UQ Advantage– is distinguished by a research enriched curriculum, international collaborations, industry engagement and opportunities that nurture and develop future leaders. UQ has a strong focus on teaching excellence, winning more national teaching excellence awards than any other in the country and attracting the majority of Queensland's highest academic achievers, as well as top interstate and overseas students.

The role

The newly created position of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) is responsible for ensuring a strategic approach to the operation and development of the University's research infrastructure, including sourcing external funding to support large scale purchases, as well as the effective operation, development and financial sustainability of research infrastructure. The role also oversees the University's eResearch strategy.

The person

Applicants should possess a distinguished record of research and scholarship together with a scholarly reputation of the highest quality, along with a personal record of success in attracting support for the acquisition of research infrastructure. The successful candidate will also have extensive understanding of the innovation environment and the ability to establish credibility with the academic community.


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Information Booklet

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure).pdf


To organise a time to discuss this role with Professor Robyn Ward, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) please contact Wendy Whittington on +61 7 3365 9044 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. Applications should include a full curriculum vitae and a statement briefly addressing the selection criteria.

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