Professor and Head of the Institute of Aquaculture

Stirling (GB)
05 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Stirling is seeking to appoint a Head of the Institute of Aquaculture. This professorial appointment comes at an exciting time for the Institute with the recently announced City Deal which includes £17M Government investment from which we will build a new Institute of Aquaculture and Food Security. Building on the success of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) in which more than 80% of research outputs were judged to be world leading or internationally excellent and 90% of the impact was world leading, the Institute of Aquaculture’s Strategic Plan 2017-2021 has four key areas of growth for the Institute:

  1. Research with Impact
  2. Education and Skills
  3. Innovation and Enterprise
  4. Partnerships and Collaborations

The City Deal investment, REF excellence and clear strategic plan combine to present a sensational opportunity for a strong academic leader to maximize these opportunities and lead the Institute of Aquaculture on the next stage of its excellent journey.

For further information about the role please visit and to apply please send a cover letter and CV to by no later than the 17th August 2018

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