Pro Vice-Chancellor - Research

Cardiff (GB)
17 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary: Circa £110k

The University of South Wales is seeking to strengthen its senior leadership team with the appointment of a PVC Research. You will lead the university’s strategic capability aiming to enhance an already strong position in a number of areas. The Research Excellence Framework 2014 saw the University double its amount of research rated as world leading and increased the quality of research across over three quarters of its submissions.
The applied research and knowledge transfer is equally strong with a number of world class research centres notably within the areas of Sustainable/Renewable Energy and Automotive applications.

The research agenda is delivered through faculties and research institutes which will demand clarity of purpose and effective communications with faculty deans as well as the Institute leaders. As a member of Executive and the Vice Chancellor’s Board, the postholder will lead on the strategic direction of our research ambitions and raising the university profile and research standing in the process.

Line managing a team of dedicated and committed support staff the PVC Research will be an excellent communicator, motivator and organiser with a credible personal research record which he/she will be encouraged to maintained through safeguarded time.

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Closing Date : Wednesday 3rd January 2018

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