One of the world’s top 50 institutions, the University of Edinburgh is internationally renowned for the depth and breadth of its research, the high quality of its teaching and learning, and its entrepreneurial and creative culture. With more than 14,500 staff and over 41,000 students, Edinburgh is a truly global university, rooted in Scotland, but with worldwide impact.
Led by its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Mathieson, the University of Edinburgh has made an unequivocal commitment to improve the student experience at the University. The new post of Vice-Principal Students will take strategic responsibility for this commitment and the culture change that will underpin it.
Reporting directly to the Principal, the Vice-Principal Students will work with our Heads of College and our professional services to develop innovative approaches to all aspects of student satisfaction and experience, including curriculum development, and the nurturing of a high-performance culture in teaching and learning. As a member of a fully committed Senior Leadership Team the successful candidate will have the proven influence and dedication to be the driving force behind the creation of a culture that truly recognises the parity of importance of teaching, learning and student experience with research.
The University of Edinburgh will be supported in this appointment by executive search firm, Perrett Laver, who will help to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assist in their assessment against the requirements for this role.
To apply, or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please quote reference 3940 at:
The deadline for applications is midday (GMT) on Monday 14 January 2019.