As the Australian SKA Regional Centre (AusSRC) Director, you will lead the development of the AusSRC from a growing collaboration of the partner institutions (ICRAR, CSIRO, The Pawsey Supercomputer Centre, Astronomy Australia Limited) and facilities (Australian SKA Pathfinder [ASKAP] and the Murchison Wide-field Array [MWA]), through the submission of a comprehensive funding proposal to the Commonwealth, to an operational capability that meets national and international requirements surrounding SKA precursors and the early science needs of SKA.
To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:
PhD in astronomy, physics or related discipline
World-renowned expertise in relevant areas of data intensive projects and research
Outstanding verbal and written communication
Outstanding publication record as evidenced by international refereed publications
Demonstrated ability to form and work effectively with national and international collaborations
Demonstrated ability to win research/development grants
Demonstrated experience in staff supervision.
To succeed in this role you will need to be a strong leader who is able to build effective and long-lasting relationships with national and international stakeholders. As the AusSRC Director, you will need to be an effective communicator and strategic planner who is able to participate in the international SRC Steering Committee work program and will ultimately lead the Australian participation in international SRC planning and operations. You will be strategically minded, able to define and promote the bigger picture for SRCs internationally, and provide the vision and direction for the development of the AusSRC.
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