London (GB)
22 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Brunel University London is a global university, dedicated to providing teaching and research relevant to the needs of industry and society, and ensuring the UK has the knowledge base it needs to compete on the world stage. Since 1966, Brunel has championed innovation and advancement, giving students the academic education, professional and personal skills they need to succeed in their future. We were named the 33rd most international university in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2018, and 5th in London for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017.

We are now looking to appoint to the new position of Provost. This role has been introduced to provide a single point of leadership for all academic endeavour, reporting to and deputising for our Vice-Chancellor. With primary responsibility for achieving the academic goals in our vision for 2030, our Provost will also be a critical contributor to the governance of the University and a member of key University Committees, working in partnership with multiple stakeholders and accountable for academic delivery.

We are looking for an internationally renowned academic, whose achievements will inspire our vibrant academic community. Your evident academic strength and success should be combined with strategic leadership ability, commercial acumen, drive and the ambition to make an impact. A diplomatic and politically astute leader, with an open, inclusive and empathetic approach, the new Provost will be capable of engaging and enthusing others to achieve.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency adviser to Brunel University London on this appointment. A candidate brief with full application details can be obtained from their website at using reference code WQUL. Alternatively email or telephone 020 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 23 March 2018.