Oxford, Oxfordshire (GB)
04 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time



The Governing Body of Magdalen College, Oxford, is seeking to elect a new President with effect from 1 September 2020 to succeed Professor Sir David Clary FRS. The President of the College is responsible for leading an eminent academic community dedicated to the pursuit of learning and research and will serve as an ambassador for Magdalen within the University of Oxford and on the international stage.

Ideal candidates will be inspirational figures of professional distinction with the energy, enthusiasm, and willingness to engage in all aspects of College life. They will need to demonstrate the capacity for strategic vision combined with a collegial leadership style and be able to build consensus across the Fellowship and beyond.

Information about Magdalen College, and further particulars about the appointment and the application procedure, can be found on the College’s website at, or obtained from Moloney Search (, the College’s advisers in this process.

Applications should be sent electronically to
and should include:
(a) a curriculum vitae, including the names of suggested referees, and
(b) a letter explaining the candidate’s reasons for applying, and how the candidate believes they exemplify the qualities sought.

The closing date for applications is 6 May 2019.

Magdalen welcomes applications from women and men worldwide, and is committed to equality, diversity, and improving opportunities for fair access to higher education.

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