Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
19 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nottingham Trent University 
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has a reputation as one of the UK’s most innovative and effective higher education institutions. 

Rigorous implementation of a clear strategic vision led to 2017 being a year full of significant successes, publicity and recognition for the NTU community, culminating in our receipt of the prestigious University of the Year award. Along the way, we have recorded some of the highest student satisfaction levels in the country in the 2017 National Student Survey and achieved the TEF gold standard for the quality of our teaching. We are also extremely proud to have been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Underpinning our approach is a commitment to undertaking world-class research which shapes the prosperity of our local communities. We have deep-rooted links to business and industry within the region and beyond and play a pivotal role in driving economic growth and shaping policy and practice. In recruiting a Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation, we are seeking to deliver a step change in the reach and reputation of this agenda, one that will be fundamental to our future trajectory. 

This is a brand new role which will report directly to the Vice-Chancellor and provide strategic leadership for the areas of research, innovation, enterprise, partnership and philanthropy. We are seeking an exceptional, ambitious and inspiring academic leader; an individual with first-rate academic credentials, significant commercial acumen and outstanding ambassadorial and influencing skills to lead and deliver change. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver an integrated approach to excellence in research and innovation that will continue the transformation of the profile, reputation and impact of one of the UK’s most progressive universities.

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Closing date Friday 18th May at 5pm