Head of the Business School

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
11 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Full Time


The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic leader as Head of its triple accredited Business School, and Chair of Business.

With the University ranked in the world top twenty, and the city of Edinburgh enjoying a global reputation for its commercial and cultural vibrancy, the Business School is strongly placed to build on its success in the recent Research Excellence Framework and to break new ground in interdisciplinary research, online provision, and the development of the student experience.  The School is committed to achieving the highest international standards of research and teaching and to benefitting the world of practice through the relevance of its expertise.

Outstanding leadership and academic credentials, an open and inclusive approach, and the ability to develop opportunities across the University and with external partners are the key requirements of the role.  In return we offer you the chance to take your career to the next level, putting your leadership ideas into practice and positioning the School at the forefront of research-led institutions.

The appointment as Head of School will be for five years, subject to renewal. 

The appointment as Chair of Business will be an open-ended full-time professorial position.

To find out more, including how to apply, go to https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=038003

For a confidential discussion, please contact Christopher Lake or Joan Jones of our advisors Syllogism at recruitment@syllogism.co.uk or telephone +44 (0)20 3417 6076.

Closing date: 5pm GMT on Monday, 5 December 2016.