Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation

Canberra, Australia
02 May 2018
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28 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Canberra is ranked among the top 100 young universities in the world.

Building upon a strong foundation and impressive successes over the last decade, the University is launching the next phase of its audacious journey. As outlined in its new Strategic Plan, Distinctive by Design 2018-2022, it aims to be amongst Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions, whilst continuing its ascent in world rankings, and extending its regional, national and international reach.

With a commitment to work-integrated learning, high-impact research, indigenous engagement and the transformation of the campus into an integrated learning community, the University of Canberra will stand out as a genuine beacon of equity, diversity, inclusion and access that makes a difference to the world and contributes to the creation of just, prosperous, healthy and sustainable communities.

As part of a high performing leadership team, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor will provide vision and strategic leadership to the Research and Innovation portfolio and will be integral to the University’s ability to achieve its strategic aims.

The role offers an opportunity to build on existing world-class research performance whilst strengthening and broadening the University’s research footprint and culture.

Candidates will exhibit the intellectual, strategic and leadership qualities to engage colleagues and inspire others. They will also possess the energy and enterprise to drive an innovative research strategy that will enhance the University’s reputation as a partner of choice.

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Asher Dinnen at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or email or

Applications close on 28 May 2018.