EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SOUGHT FOR LEADING HEART RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Employer
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Location
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
Salary
on application
Posted
August 27 2018
Ref
3547
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is one of Australia’s most prestigious medical research Institutes and has a global reputation for excellence, specialising in cardiovascular basic biomedical research, including cardio genomics. Founded in 1994 in Sydney, the Victor Chang Institute is the legacy of heart transplant pioneer, Dr Victor Chang. Beginning with just two scientists, the Institute is today a thriving independent entity, home to more than 250 dedicated researchers and staff with strong affiliations with St Vincent’s hospital and the University of New South Wales in Sydney. The Institute has recently established the Victor Chang Innovation Centre, which now has some of the world’s latest state-of-the art research equipment to facilitate latest research techniques.

The Victor Chang Institute has now started a global search for its next Executive Director to succeed Professor Robert Graham, AO FAA FAHMS, who will step down in 2019 after 25 years as the inaugural director. His successor will have an outstanding opportunity to lead the Institute to new achievements, while building on an exceptional platform of research advancing the understanding, treatment and cure of cardiovascular disease. The successful candidate will be a determined and inspirational leader of international standing. He or she will have the ability to drive world class research, to provide strategic institutional leadership, to guide the translation of research into practice, and to act as a compelling advocate for the Institute.

If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact Dr Birgit Brandt (+61 2 8354 4000) via victorchang@perrettlaver.com. For more information and to submit your application please visit the Perrett Laver website at candidates.perrettlaver.com quoting reference 3547.

The deadline for applications is midnight AEST on Thursday 13th September 2018.