Vice President Research

London (GB)
17 Oct 2016
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16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

King's College London
Vice President Research

King’s College London is one of the top 25 universities in the world.  Situated in the heart of London, we are a diverse and global institution with more than 27,000 students from nearly 150 countries, and more than 7,000 colleagues across five campuses.  King’s is a vibrant and exciting place, inspiring and leading the way in discovery and innovation through our students, academics and their cutting-edge research.  We provide an intellectually stimulating environment in which to work, with staff dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and learning, in the service of society.

Reporting to the President & Principal and a member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President Research will lead the delivery of the College’s ambitious research strategy.  Engaging proactively across King’s, the Vice President Research will focus on sustaining and improving the quality of research whilst inspiring and facilitating the growth of cross-disciplinary discovery and impact.

You will be a highly credible academic with an internationally recognised research record.  You will have experience of leading successful collaborations, working across faculties/schools and introducing innovation.  You will evidence well-honed influencing skills as well as the tenacity and organisational sensitivity to drive the continued step change in research performance at King’s.  You will also have a broad understanding of global trends in higher education and be able to contribute to corporate strategic initiatives.

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Closing Date: Friday 18 November 2016 at 1700