Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement

Lancaster, Lancashire
06 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement 
Salary: Competitive  
Job Reference: A2096
Closing date: 4 December 2017 
Interviews: 15 January 2018 

We are proud to have established ourselves as a one of the UK’s top universities, reflected by it’s position in the UK top 10 in all three major UK rankings (Times/Sunday Times, Guardian and the Complete University Guide), leading to being awarded the University of the Year 2018 by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, awarded UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) ratings and rated as world-leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), ranked 13th for percentage of world-leading research out of the 128 institutions listed.

Lancaster University is firmly rooted within its community. We are proud of working with a wide range of partners, including businesses and organisations in many different sectors. 

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement you will relish this exceptional opportunity to connect, enhance and strengthen partnerships, both domestically and internationally. You’re an outstanding leader with a natural ability to make imaginative connections, build networks and think innovatively to leverage these networks for the benefit of Lancaster. 

The beautiful University campus is just three miles from Lancaster city centre and as an employer, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits encompassing a highly competitive salary, further salary progression and enhancements, pension scheme, work-life balance, development opportunities and staff recognition schemes. 

This post is full time, with 0.2FTE to be allocated to other significant academic work e.g. research. A four year term will commence 1st August 2018 with the possibility for renewal for a further term and would overlay a substantive appointment in an academic department.

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