Pro-Vice Chancellor – Research

Newcastle (GB)
09 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Pro-Vice Chancellor – Research

Newcastle is a world-class university, deeply embedded as a major employer and economic force in the North East of England. As part of the Russell Group of research intensive universities, we are a thriving international community of more than 27,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 130 countries worldwide studying across our campuses in Newcastle, London, Singapore and Malaysia.

Ranked in the top one per cent of world universities, we are committed to delivering high quality research with impact.

We are seeking to appoint a Pro-Vice-Chancellor – Research. This is a vital
appointment with a key focus on driving the University’s approach to the
forthcoming REF. Leading and implementing the University’s research strategy, you will be responsible for defining and enhancing research performance. Working as a crosscutting Pro-Vice-Chancellor, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with the faculties, other crosscutting PVCs, the Executive Board and key stakeholders.

Candidates will demonstrate an outstanding track record of academic leadership, alongside the ability to set a vibrant, strategic vision for Research.

An inspirational and motivational leader, candidates must have substantial
experience at a senior level, within an academic or industrial setting.

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Closing Date: 02 April 2017