Vice-Chancellor and President

Melbourne, Australia
16 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Melbourne has started a global search for its next Vice-Chancellor and President to succeed Professor Glyn Davis who will complete his term of office in December 2018. The University is one of the world’s foremost universities, having built its exceptional profile through a commitment to the betterment of society by research, learning and teaching.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead the University in its next chapter, to enhance its quest for excellence and to pursue the University’s commitment to social engagement, intellectual rigour and public-spirited action.

The next Vice-Chancellor will be a determined and inspirational leader of high intellectual standing who can demonstrate his or her ability to lead an institution to new levels of achievement and who is committed to the mission, principles and values of the University.

The successful candidate will have a global perspective, an outstanding ability to engage with diverse communities and a clear vision for the future of the University, its academic aspirations and its ability to create economic, social and cultural value.

If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact
Dan Perrett (+44 20 7340 6200) or Dr Birgit Brandt (+61 2 8354 4002)

For more information and to submit your application please visit the
Perrett Laver website at
quoting reference 3054.

The deadline for applications is midnight AEST on Tuesday 11th July 2017.