Principal and Vice-Chancellor

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Queen Margaret University


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Role Managed by:

Ilona Motyer

Research Associate

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 25/03/2019

Formal Interview Date: 21st and 22nd May

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

QMU’s vision is to be a university of ideas and influence.  We are known not only for excellent, relevant teaching, research and knowledge exchange but also for the care and respect we give our students, staff and partners. As a thriving campus university, we strive to create a community without borders, helping to improve people’s lives locally, nationally and internationally. We are ambitious and enterprising, and, in everything we do, we are committed to social justice.

The University now seeks its next Principal and Vice-Chancellor. We are seeking an individual with a demonstrable and authentic commitment to our values and vision, and the ability to exercise, promote, and facilitate the highest standards of academic, organisational, and financial performance across the whole of the University, to build on our successes to date towards our 150th anniversary in 2025 and beyond.

Applications will close at 9am GMT Monday 25th March 2019.