Appointment of Senior Vice-Provost/Vice-Provost, Research

Melbourne, Australia
25 Jan 2018
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28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Monash is a university of transformation. We are a young, dynamic and ambitious university; in little more than 50 years Monash University has earned an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence. Today, we are Australia’s largest and most international university, a member of the country’s prestigious Group of Eight research intensive universities, and ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide.

With a presence on five continents and the strongest international competitive research funding record of any Australian university, Monash is fast emerging as a truly global university. It is home to more than 70,000 students and 16,000 members of staff.

Monash is now seeking to appoint an outstanding Senior Vice-Provost and Vice-Provost (Research) to succeed Professor Pauline Nestor. With an opportunity to build upon an exceptional platform, the post-holder will provide leadership for the University’s research performance and research agenda across faculties, centres and research institutes and improve Monash University’s academic outcomes and standing as an excellent and research-intensive global university.

Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice-President, the appointee will demonstrate complex leadership experience in guiding academic and research affairs and in advancing institutional excellence in a global competitive landscape. An innovative, visionary and dynamic individual capable of inspiring minds of the highest calibre, the future incumbent will bring an outstanding personal record of achievement in research and a real commitment to develop an environment that allows talent to develop and thrive.

For further information and initial enquiries please contact the executive search firm Perrett Laver at  or by +61 (0)2 8354 4007. To apply please upload your curriculum vitae and supporting covering letter at  quoting 3415 before 12 noon AEST on Wednesday, 28 February 2018

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