Director of National Resources Institute

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University of Greenwich

Medway Campus

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Role Managed by:

Thomas Eade

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 3928 7349


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary

Closing Date: 18/07/2022

Formal Interview Date: To be confirmed - Early September 2022

Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Science, the Director of NRI is a pivotal role at the University.

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) is a specialist research, development and education organisation of the University of Greenwich with a focus on food, agriculture, environment, and sustainable livelihoods. The Institute is internationally recognised for its research excellence and impact.

The University of Greenwich is a special place because of our commitment to transforming lives through education without boundaries. We are proud of our history as an educational institution which provides opportunities for people of potential, regardless of background, and which enhances society through research and enterprise.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to provide strong academic leadership and vision to take NRI into its next phase, driven by a commitment to world-leading and impactful research and knowledge exchange.

You should be a credible academic with demonstrable experience in at least one of the specialist areas of research undertaken by the Institute. You should have an ability to lead and inspire your team and to work proactively with internal and external stakeholders to advance our work. You will be part of the University’s wider leadership team and will contribute to the success of the University’s strategy to be the best modern UK University. You should be able to demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as the mission, values and aspirations of the University of Greenwich. This is an exciting time to be part of the University’s strategic plans (This is our time: University of Greenwich Strategy 2021- 2030 | Documents

A competitive salary and generous terms and conditions of employment will be offered.

We are under-represented by BAME colleagues at this level and would encourage and welcome applications from BAME candidates.

Applications should consist of a full academic curriculum vitae detailing relevant qualifications and experience, full employment history and achievements. CVs should be accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly how candidates meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, why the appointment is of interest and what they believe they can bring to the role.

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The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Monday 18th July 2022.

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome, and should be made to Senior Research Associate, Thomas Eade on or +44 (0)20 3928 7349.

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