Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

University of Queensland

Australia

July 15, 2022

Description

The University of Queensland (UQ) ranks amongst the world's top universities. It has more than 56,000 students studying across three campuses, including around 20,000 postgraduate and 21,000 international students. UQ's six faculties, eight globally recognised research institutes and more than 100 research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of 1500 scientists and researchers who champion research excellence and continue UQ's tradition of research leadership.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor and President, and a member of the University Senior Executive Team, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) has responsibility for enhancing the University's performance and reputation in research, innovation, research training, and research collaboration with external stakeholders, nationally and internationally. This includes the strategic management of research at an institutional level; development of research policy; management of strategic research initiatives; and development of research collaborations in Australia and overseas.

The successful candidate will be expected to drive research strategy in an evolving research environment. Underpinned by an eminent research record, they should possess the credibility to build trust with all parts of the research enterprise. The role calls for a collaborator and networker with an accessible and approachable style and a deep understanding of the University system and the research ecosystem.

For a confidential discussion, contact Bill Kett or Tanu Mehta at Heidrick & Struggles on +61 3 9012 3043.

To obtain an information pack or to apply, please email uqdvcri@heidrick.com. Applications close Friday, 15 July 2022.

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The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding...