Iru Vice Chancellors' Fellow

at La Trobe University


Innovative Research Universities Vice Chancellors' Fellow

  • Full time, 2 year fixed term role (based at an IRU university)
  • $133,847 - $147,459 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About the role

Build on the success of the inaugural IRU Vice-Chancellors' Fellow by identifying, promoting and assisting implementation of creative approaches to influence and enhance student and graduate success across IRU members. See

The position is open to all applicants nationally and internationally. The Fellow will be based at one of the IRU members as agreed by the IRU and the successful applicant.

About the Innovative Research Universities

The Innovative Research Universities (IRU) is a network of seven comprehensive universities committed to inclusive excellence in teaching and research in Australia: Charles Darwin University, Flinders University, Griffith University, James Cook University, La Trobe University, Murdoch University and Western Sydney University. See

Skills & Experience

To be successful you must have:

  • A PhD and distinctive scholarly record.
  • Demonstrated original and innovative contributions in the student and graduate success (or related) field.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness and leadership in the conduct and management of practical, business-focussed projects that deliver successful outcomes.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, evidenced by the proven ability to foster and develop beneficial relationships through liaising and working with others in achieving successful outcomes.

How to Apply

Closing date: 11pm Sunday 4th February 2018

Position Enquiries:

Conor King, Executive Director IRU, Tel: 0434 601 691 Email: or

Jessica Vanderlelie, current IRU VCs' Fellow, Tel: 0438 323 753 Email:

Position Description below:

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This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

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