First listed on: 31 July 2018

Director Innovation and Research

  • Prestigious institution
  • Newly created transformational leadership role based in Westmead
  • Attractive remuneration

This newly created position will drive strategic partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders to deliver funding, growth, impact and outreach to develop a campus that offers a unique educational experience closely linked to innovation and transformational and translational research.

Key priorities of this role include:

  • Lead the initiation and establishment of a Living Lab, ensuring that it is a world-class and vibrant community of researchers and educators
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary research institutes, hospitals, industry, community, government and the academic community to formulate and deliver projects
  • Engage with funding and other bodies to attract nationally competitive grants and industry funding to achieve sustainable operations
  • Set the governance structure for effective reporting of activities and achievements
  • Represent the Director in appropriate of forums and committees and act as the pre-eminent voice in community-relevant academic activities.

This is a visionary, transformational leadership position requiring a strategic and collaborative decision-maker who will work closely with the assigned taskforce in the development of an academic framework and business model. Your proven track record of driving a culture of collaboration and innovation through the development of strategic relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders is critical. The successful candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to enhance academic performance and research impact and have an understanding of the health and research sectors.

To submit your CV, please select “Apply Now”. For a confidential discussion, please call Toula Lambros, Senior Associate at JRS International Search Partners on (02) 9291 4210.

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