- Provide leadership to 1000 staff and students as an exceptional collaborative leader
- Develop innovative scientific and technological solutions that deliver impact for Australia
- Be the catalyst for increasing digital literacy across CSIRO
In three years, CSIRO’s Data61 has quickly established itself as Australia’s leading data science and innovation group, partnering with government, industry and academia to solve Australia’s largest data-driven challenges underpinned by deep science and technology.
Its world-class research expertise includes technologies transforming every aspect of society and the economy, including: artificial intelligence and machine learning, cybersecurity, privacy, blockchain, cyber-physical systems and advanced data analytics. CSIRO is seeking a new Director who is passionate about digital science and technology to take Data61 into the next phase of its evolution, maximising the opportunities that digital and data science can deliver for Australia. The Director will be focused on creating an environment based on agility, entrepreneurship and research excellence in the digital domain.
The role of Director, Data61 presents a rare opportunity to lead one of the largest digital science and technology groups in Australia. This successful applicant will have a deep understanding of technology trends and the application of digital science and technology in the market. The role requires a visionary leader with experience in managing portfolios of projects and people within the research and development domain. The Director will be a member of the CSIRO Leadership team and have outstanding collaboration and communications skills.
The successful applicant may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance appropriate to the role.