University of Divinity

Position available: Research Strategy Officer

Applications close 12 February 2020.

The University of Divinity seeks to recruit a Research Strategy Office for immediate commencement for a fixed-term appointment to 31 December 2021. This new position at the University is a full-time role reporting to the Dean of Research Strategy. The role may be based at the Office of the Vice-Chancellor in Kew, Victoria, or at Australian Lutheran College in North Adelaide, South Australia.

About the role

The Research Strategy Officer is a new full-time role reporting to the Dean of Research Strategy, Professor Wendy Mayer. The role includes support for critical research functions, such as the operation of the University’s Human Research Ethics Committee and liaison with the Australian Research Council, and project-based tasks to support the development of the University’s research and research engagement strategies.

This is a fixed-term appointment available for immediate commencement and continues to 31 December 2021, while the University reviews its research and research engagement strategies, and the leadership and support necessary to implement them. There is a possibility that role may be renewed, subject to the outcome of this review and the availability of funding; any renewal period will be determined by the Vice-Chancellor in 2021.

The role may be based at either the Office of the Vice-Chancellor in Kew, Victoria or at Australian Lutheran College, North Adelaide, as best suits the successful candidate. The role may require some interstate travel.

The role will suit a person with a passion for research who enjoys working with a wide variety of academic staff, including both experienced and new researchers, to support them in delivery of high-quality research outcomes.



Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 12 February 2020

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter addressing the selection criteria
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact details for two referees

Send applications electronically to:
Anjali Antoniotti, University Secretary


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