Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

(Teaching and Learning)
Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience

University College Birmingham (UCB) is a specialist university. We offer a focussed range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes alongside an exciting and highly successful mix of vocational further education courses and apprenticeships.

Over 10,000 students are enrolled at the University’s three main city centre sites.

Our University is a high-performing, teaching focussed institution. We have
received the highest inspection grades over a number of years for both our higher and further education provision because of our commitment to an innovative, highquality, curriculum offer to our students.

The University’s financial performance is very strong. We have a well-maintained estate and plan to open the second phase of our new teaching campus in 2019.

Our highly qualified and professional staff with extensive industry experience are the backbone of our continuing success. 

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) will join the University’s
Executive Management Team (EMT). The primary focus of the post will be on ensuring the effective development and delivery of the curriculum, promoting excellence in teaching and learning. As a member of the EMT the post-holder will also play an important role in positioning the University to face the challenges of a rapidly changing educational environment.

Further information about the University can be viewed on our website  A telephone conversation can be arranged by appointment with the Vice-Chancellor & Principal, Professor Ray Linforth or the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Gary Wood, via Mrs Gill Archer, Personal Assistant (0121) 604 1000 ext. 2234.

You will have a minimum of a Masters Degree (or equivalent) level qualification and a UK recognised teaching qualification, together with extensive experience of senior level management in higher and further education settings.
The successful candidate will be of professional character and, subject to
meeting relevant criteria, a Professorial title would be available.

A job pack, further detailing the specific role requirements and person
specification, is available from Phil Godwin, Director of Personnel,
( Completed applications should be returned to
the University to arrive no later than noon on Monday 16 January 2017.
The selection process for short-listed candidates will be held from Monday 30 January (mid-afternoon) until Tuesday 31 January 2017 for candidates progressing to final interview.

Accommodation will be arranged.

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