Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Perth, Australia
02 Aug 2017
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01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a young and progressive university with a strong reputation for excellence in teaching and engagement with its community. Since its establishment in 1991, ECU has grown rapidly into a quality university with internationally recognised research and excellent student and staff satisfaction. In 2017 ECU was recognised by the Times Higher Education as a top 150 university under 50 years old for its forward-facing agenda, engagement with industry, impressive state of the art facilities, and commitment to excellent student outcomes.

ECU is seeking to appoint an inspiring leader with a strong track record of developing and nurturing research excellence to establish the future direction of Edith Cowan University’s research portfolio and to significantly grow outcomes, capability and capacity in research and research training. The appointed individual will demonstrate significant senior leadership experience within higher education, a track record of developing national and international collaborations and networks, a strong personal research profile in his/her given discipline coupled with a deep understanding of what constitutes research excellence across all academic disciplines represented in the University. An authentic commitment to the distinctive values and culture of Edith Cowan University will be essential.
For further information and initial enquiries please contact Jason Sze of Perrett Laver at or call our Sydney office on +61 2 8354 4003.

To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and supporting covering letter at, quoting reference number 3153 before Friday 1st September, 5:00pm AEST.  

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.