Vice-Principal (Academic) / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Dundee, Dundee City (GB)
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Abertay University is an adventurous, interesting and successful modern university, which transforms the lives of its students and supports the development of industry and society, regionally, nationally and globally. 
Abertay has a strong record of innovation in the student experience, and in promoting social mobility through education.  This is underpinned by a strong commitment to research and enterprise, and an ongoing programme of investment in the University’s digital and physical infrastructure.   

The University seeks to appoint a new Vice-Principal (Academic) / Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). The appointee will lead the academic activity of the University, delivering excellence in teaching, research and knowledge exchange.  Reporting to the Principal, the post holder will be a member of the University’s Executive Group, and will have  line-management responsibility for the University’s Heads of School  and the Director of Teaching and Learning Enhancement.   

Applicants should be proven deliverers of innovation and change in Higher Education, with outstanding team working and influencing skills, and a commitment to developing colleagues.  Already an experienced academic leader, you will be able to provide evidence of working collaboratively with colleagues across an institution and in leading change.  A successful track record of combining strategic thinking with operational delivery is critical.  

For more information, including details of how to apply, please visit

The closing date for applications, in the form of a CV and cover letter, will be 30 April 2018.

Committed to Equal Opportunities

The University of Abertay Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity,
No: SC016040