Centre Manager

Brisbane, Australia
11 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis (CMM) is The University of Queensland’s electron and X-ray microscopy and microanalysis, core facility and the Queensland node of the national microscopy and microanalysis network (AMMRF). The centre’s goals are to facilitate and provide research excellence through a focus on providing world-class characterisation facilities matched with an equally high level of expertise, thus meeting the research requirements of local and national scientist plus industry R&D activities.

The role

The successful appointee will help lead the success of the CMM and act as the UQ Node Manager for the AMMRF. You will act as a high level member of the CMM Executive team in providing advice to the Director and facilitating strategic initiatives and development opportunities, as well as budget management. You will work closely with multiple stakeholders and develop highly collaborative partnerships. You will also be required to take on high level administrative roles in ensuring compliance with policies and procedures whilst maintaining optimal outcomes for the Centre. 

The person

Applicants should possess relevant qualifications, as well as six year’s experience in business or science, or an equivalent combination. You should also have a strong background in business management and administration. You should also have highly developed communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to coordinate groups of researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds. Experience in a University or a research laboratory facility would be beneficial.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811.16 - $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $108,589.06 - $121,930.85 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File CMM Centre Manager Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Roger Wepf on +61 7 3346 3966 or r.wepf@uq.edu.au.

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