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Curtin Univeristy


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Role Managed by:

Dr Patrick Marland

Senior Research Associate

t: +61 (0) 2 8354 4000


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date:

Curtin University has started a global search for its next Vice-Chancellor. Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its strength in technology, high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future. It is Western Australia’s largest and most preferred university with multiple campuses in Perth along with the prestigious School of Mines located in Kalgoorlie. Curtin is also a fast growing global institution with well-established campuses in Malaysia, Singapore, Mauritius and Dubai. Curtin boasts a rich and broad diversity of cultures across its students, staff, partners and the communities it is committed to serve.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead one of Australia’s most ambitious and dynamic young universities into its next chapter, to enhance its academic performance and relevance, to provide students and staff with an environment second to none, and to drive innovation and excellence for the public good.

The next Vice-Chancellor will be an engaging, determined and inspirational leader of the highest integrity who can demonstrate their ability to lead education and research to new levels of achievement and who is committed to the values of the University. They will have a global perspective, an outstanding ability to engage with diverse communities and partners, and a clear vision to realise and deliver on the future potential of the University.

If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact Dr Birgit Brandt or Dr Patrick Marland on +61 2 8354 4013 or via

For more information and to submit your application please visit the Curtin VC Microsite


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