Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Performance and Strategy

Hawthorn, Australia
13 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Swinburne University of Technology is a university built on the premise of pursuing highly impactful research that transforms industries and shapes lives and communities. It is a University that values partnerships with industry, government and NGOs, and engages in research that is truly interdisciplinary, providing solutions to the key challenges facing our world today.

Swinburne University of Technology is now seeking candidates for the inaugural role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) (Research Performance & Strategy) to provide strategic advice and support strategies for research performance and improvement. 

As a member of the Swinburne Research Executive Group the PVC will provide academic leadership through advancing research performance and research quality, facilitating further research development and measuring research impact. Working across the breadth of the university, with research centres, institutes and faculties, the PVC will create and lead the implementation of research strategies, and support current initiatives such as the Swinburne Research and Impact Strategy.

Candidates should have an outstanding track record of research within a discipline of relevance to the University. Fellows of national learned academies and academics whose research has been international recognised for its high quality and/or HiCi status are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants should have proven experience of leading and managing research within a university or research organisation including a strong track record of supervision of HDR students. Working with colleagues to create forward thinking strategies and evidence of reporting on deliverables would be an advantage.

A detailed information package is available at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 3661. Should you have additional questions please contact Jackie Radisich in the Sydney office of Perrett Laver at jackie.radisich@perrettlaver.com or on +61 (0)2 8354 4019.

The closing date for applications (consisting of a CV and a covering letter) is Sunday 12th August at midnight AEST.

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