Director (Australian SKA Regional Centre)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Western Australia
Department Name: 
ICRAR - International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Street Line 1: 
35 Stirling Highway
City: 
Crawley
State/Province: 
WA
Zip/Postal: 
6009
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

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.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 17, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Peter Quinn
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
University of Western Australia
Department Name: 
ICRAR - International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research
Street Line 1: 
35 Stirling Highway
City: 
CRAWLEY
State/Province: 
WA
Zip/Postal Code: 
6009
Country: 
Australia
Email: 
peter.quinn@icrar.org
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Peter Quinn
Subject: 
AusSRC Director Position
Email: 
peter.quinn@icrar.org