Opportunity: Alan MacDiarmid Professor and Director of The MacDiarmid Institute
Applications are now closed
The MacDiarmid Institute is a Centre of Research Excellence hosted by Victoria University of Wellington. We are seeking an individual with a strong passion for scientific research and education and the desire to lead an institute of high national and international standing. The successful applicant will have an excellent track record in materials science or nanotechnology research as measured by international standards, as well as experience in leading people and providing academic leadership. Having additional relevant experience in budgeting , planning, and managing resources and stakeholder engagement is desirable. The successful applicant for the MacDiarmid Institute directorship will be offered permanent employment as the Alan MacDiarmid Professor in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences. Concomitant with the high expectations placed on incumbents of a named chair, the Alan MacDiarmid Professor will make substantial contributions to research, teaching and service during and beyond the tenure of the directorship role. For enquiries regarding the Director’s role, please contact Dr Ray Thomson, Chair of the MacDiarmid Institute Board (firstname.lastname@example.org +64 (0) 21 646 483). Enquiries about the Alan MacDiarmid Professor position can be directed to Prof Uli Zuelicke, Head of the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences (email@example.com +64 (0) 4 463 6851) . Applications close 2 April 2015.