- Drive transformation in this new senior leadership position
- Join an inspiring organization
- Attractive salary and generous superannuation
About the opportunity
We are excited to be appointing our first Executive Director, Research Operations. Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Duncan Ivison, the position will provide the appointee with the opportunity to drive a program of operational integration and constant improvement with an overarching end-to-end approach to research development. This will ensure outstanding systems and support across the research development journey from pre- to post-award.
Both operationally astute and strategically minded, you will be a transformational leader, with your finger firmly on the pulse of best practice in research operations, proven stakeholder management skills, and the maturity to mentor, coach, and shape the relevant teams (Commercial Development & Industry Partnerships; Research Development and Collaboration; Research Grants and Contracts) in an ambitious and collaborative manner.
The University of Sydney is Australia’s first University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence in one of the world’s most vibrant cities. At once steeped in tradition and highly dynamic, Sydney is a university on the move – we are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention and challenging the status quo.
For further information and initial enquiries please contact: Jason.Sze@perrettlaver.com or on +61 (0)2 8354 4003.
How to apply
Please upload your curriculum vitae and supporting covering letter at: https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting 4201
Closing date: Noon AEST on Friday 19 July, 2019
The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.