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Director, Nulungu Research Institute - The University of Notre Dame Australia, Broome, WA

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a private Catholic university with campuses in Fremantle, Broome and Sydney. The Objects of the University are the provision of university education within a context of Catholic faith and values and the provision of an excellent standard of teaching, scholarship and research, training for the professions and the pastoral care of its students.

The University is seeking a highly respected, qualified leader to be the Director of the Nulungu Research Institute, which is located on its Broome Campus in Western Australia. Nulungu encourages the pursuit of excellence in research through valuing community-based knowledge. Research expertise covers a wide range of disciplines with specific focus on three core research themes: Country (land, saltwater, freshwater, and desert); Health and Wellbeing; and Education.

This appointment presents an outstanding opportunity to develop and implement the Nulungu Strategic Plan and lead the research priorities of Nulungu, especially the Aboriginal and Rural Health Research focus. The Director, Nulungu Research Institute will be strongly supportive of the Objects of the University with a distinguished research profile, significant success in competitive research grants and an outstanding publication record in fields related to the research priorities of Nulungu.

Candidates will have demonstrated prior experience in leadership and directorial roles, possess exceptional relationship building skills and be well versed in the nuances around cultural and language sensitivities.

The University of Notre Dame Australia seeks to encourage and promote a diverse and culturally sensitive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are accepted as such by the community in which they live or have lived, and who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this position, applications should address the selection criteria as listed in the application pack. Please see For general enquiries and applications please email

Applications close: 9am (WST) Monday 25 February 2019. The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation or to make no appointment at all.

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