Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation

Canberra, Australia
10 May 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Contemporary ANU will sit among the great universities of the world, and be defined by a culture of excellence in everything that we do. Strategic Plan 2017-2021.


ANU is renowned for the excellence of our research, which is international in scope and quality.

Our research investment is strategic, taking a long-term view and focusing on high-quality activities, high-impact infrastructure and areas of high national importance. 

Our research priorities reflect the challenges facing the world today and the breadth and depth of our partnerships with research institutions, commercialisation and industry partners are growing nationally and internationally.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), a member of the Senior Executive reporting to the Provost, is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies, policies and systems to achieve the University's strategic goals in research and innovation.

The University seeks an inspiring, experienced and strategic leader and manager who has a broad understanding of the key current issues, challenges and opportunities for Australian research-intensive universities and research institutions.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) will have the ability to analyse developments in the overall Australian research landscape and translate this analysis into policy and outcomes in conjunction with other leaders in the ANU.

The person will need to be effective in a complex university and be able to support a whole of university research agenda working with key internal and external stakeholders, including international agencies.

The position calls for a team playerand an accomplished communicator who is driven, consultative and capable of embracing change and innovation and empowering people to do great things.

Odgers Berndtson Executive Search is assisting the University.

For a confidential discussion please contact:

  • Julie Steiner+61 2 8905 3711
  • Rebecca Willet +61 400 189 417 

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The closing date is Monday 18th June 2018.