Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor - Medicine, Health and Life Sciences  

Belfast (County) (GB)
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences                                           

Ref: 18/106587

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £338m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an outstanding individual to join the University’s senior leadership team. The Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Medicine Health and Life Sciences will play a key role in supporting the Vice-Chancellor in the academic leadership and management of the University.

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences has over 740 academic and research staff and approximately 6,500 students. The Faculty comprises four Schools: Biological Sciences; Nursing and Midwifery; Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences; and Pharmacy and prides itself in having a world class education programme and this is reflected in the consistently high NSS scores achieved.

The successful candidate, internationally recognised for their research and scholarship, will have extensive leadership and management experience and a proven track record of success in leading and delivering strategic objectives.

Our campus is located in Belfast which is the capital of Northern Ireland and is one of Europe’s friendliest and fashionable regional cities. Lonely Planet described Belfast and the Causeway Coast as the number one region in the world to visit in 2018.

Travelling to and from Northern Ireland is both easy and economical. Most major British cities are within an hour’s flying time from Belfast’s two regional airports, which are both easily accessible from the University. These airports provide flights from many locations in the UK and mainland Europe as well as North America.

Queen’s has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

The University has been working in partnership with the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust to secure funding for a Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) for Northern Ireland and has submitted a proposal to the Northern Ireland Executive for a BRC. Experience of running a multi-disciplinary, world leading Health Sciences centre ensuring the timely translation of research discoveries into medical advances, to include experience in the development and operation of a Biomedical Research Centre.

Applications from Clinical Academics are welcome and an Honorary Consultant Contract with the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust will be available.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor David Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, email: d.jones@qub.ac.uk

Anticipated interview date: week commencing Wednesday 15 August 2018

Closing date:   Monday 30 July 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on HR@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as people with disabilities and females are currently under-represented within the Professoriate, it would particularly welcome applications from these groups.