Head of School, The Business School

Ref: 3993

University of Aberdeen

Aberdeen, UK

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with the seniority of the role

Closing Date: 11/03/2019

Founded in 1495, Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest University and the fifth oldest in the UK. Ranked within the world top 160 in the recent Times Higher Education Rankings 2019, Aberdeen is the ‘global University of the north’ and has been named Scottish University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

The Business School is in an exciting and ambitious phase of its development. While proud of the University’s 500-year history, the School is a core part of the University’s plans for the future and is committed to increasing its profile. In order to facilitate its further growth and development, the School is now a stand-alone unit within the University. As an integral part of its growth strategy, the School has initiated a plan to earn accreditation of the School from the three main international accrediting agencies in the coming years.  The School comprises several related disciplines: Accountancy, Economics, Finance, Management and Real Estate.

The University is seeking to appoint an exceptional academic leader as Head of School who will bring the vision and energy necessary to create a flagship Business School and foster a culture of academic and professional excellence. You will be an inspirational and dynamic leader who will strive to further grow the School’s size, reach and reputation by motivating both staff and students to achieve their personal aspirations.

For further details, a job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 3993. 

The deadline for applications is midnight GMT on Monday 11th March 2019.