Provost

Ref: 5246

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Role Managed by:

Sukhpal Uppal

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 3928 7352

e: Sukhpal.Uppal@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 17/09/2021

Formal Interview Date: Late November/Early December

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As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research, and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.  Edinburgh is a truly global university and we have always had a commitment to diversity and a community in which students feel valued and welcome.

The Provost, as Chief Academic officer, is key to the successful delivery of this purpose and in achieving our Strategy 2030. They are a key member of the senior leadership team of Edinburgh and will provide strategic leadership and direction across the breadth of academic and research matters for the University. This new role offers a major opportunity for an outstanding individual to shape and grow the academic, innovation, industry interactions, research and enterprise development and international landscape.

We are an outward looking university, with a deep commitment to society and knowledge. The successful candidate will be a collegial, engaging and visionary leader who share in our values and commitment to higher education. As a seasoned leader in academia, they will have a strong track record of achievement in teaching or research in any domain relevant to our comprehensive, research-intensive university, and a strong appreciation of interdisciplinarity.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, and applicants from minority groups are particularly welcomed.

If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact Sukhpal Uppal at Sukhpal.Uppal@perrettlaver.com  or on 0207 340 7352.

For more information, please visit https://www.theuniversityofedinburghappointments2021.com/

The deadline for applications is Friday 17th September at midday (BST).

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