Pro-Vice Chancellor - Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Northern Ireland
16 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Queen’s University Belfast


Pro-Vice Chancellor

Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group, currently ranked in the top 200 universities world-wide. As a University proud of its positive impact on society, Queen’s plays a unique social and economic leadership role in Northern Ireland. The University is a leading player in the delivery of the Belfast Region City Deal, an £850m economic growth deal, which includes substantial investment for innovation in creative industries, advanced manufacturing, computer science and health research. Queen’s was recently ranked first in the UK in the Entrepreneurial Impact Ranking, which assessed universities leading the way in creating and commercialising their research. Based in Belfast, a modern capital city known for its quality of life, it is a great place to live and work and was named best place to visit globally, by Lonely Planet, in 2018.

The Opportunity

Queen’s is seeking a Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. This position will be a member of the University Executive Board, which has responsibility for the strategic leadership of the University. The University is currently developing its new strategic plan. As well as providing leadership of the Faculty, they will play an important executive leadership role, with other colleagues on the Executive Board, adopting a collaborative and integrated approach to delivering University wide success. The role requires commitment to leading, developing and delivering excellence in both Teaching & Learning, and Research & Innovation, including strategic national and international initiatives and partnerships.

For further information on the role and how to apply, visit: qub.ac.uk/pvcrecruitment

Closing date: Friday 21 February 2020