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Pro Vice Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

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Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Salary (FTE):Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Professional)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term, Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

The University of Queensland (UQ) contributes positively to society by engaging in the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world. UQ strives for the personal and professional success of its students, staff and alumni. For more than a century, we have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) provides strategic leadership to the University’s research infrastructure. The role ensures the effective operation, development and financial sustainability of the university’s extensive range of research infrastructure, as well as sourcing external funding to support large scale purchases.

The role

The newly created position of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) is responsible for ensuring a strategic approach to the operation and development of the University's research infrastructure, including sourcing external funding to support large scale purchases, as well as the effective operation, development and financial sustainability of research infrastructure. The role also overseas the University's eResearch strategy. 

The person

Applicants should possess a distinguished record of research and scholarship together with a scholarly reputation of the highest quality, along with a personal record of success in attracting support for the acquisition of research infrastructure. The successful candidate will also have extensive understanding of the innovation environment and the ability to establish credibility with the academic community.


The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) is offered as either a part time position or full time with opportunity to continue teaching and research within a Faculty/Institute of the University.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Information Booklet

 Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure).pdf


To discuss this role please contact  Dr Rachel Lucas on (61) 0402 891 029 or or Kathryn Buller on 0406 320 281 or 

Please submit your application to Dr Rachel Lucas via email to

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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