Durham University is a UK top 5 and World top 100 University with a global research profile and a strong commitment to an education that is challenging, enabling, research-led and transformative. The University Strategy 2017-2027 sets ambitious targets for growth and development to ensure that it remains at the cutting edge. The University’s research is world-leading in a number of key areas and its interdisciplinarity approach is unparalleled in the UK.
Durham is seeking to appoint a Vice-Provost (Research) to join the University’s senior leadership team, the University Executive Committee (UEC: Chaired by the Vice Chancellor and Warden). Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, the Vice-Provost (Research) will be responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the University’s research strategy and for line-managing the Director of Research and Innovation Services.
The Vice-Provost (Research) will provide intellectual leadership and management for a diverse University with an international outlook that is already performing strongly, leading Durham’s research strategy as it responds to the evolving research landscape.
The University is seeking an ambitious and innovative research leader with a strong track record of published research at the highest level. The Vice-Provost (Research) will have a proven ability in strategic and analytical thinking in relation to research, and an understanding of how to deliver the highest quality research, both disciplinary and inter/multidisciplinary, across the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Alongside these leadership responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to continue their personal research endeavours. Durham is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels and in all forms. The University wishes to encourage applications that will continue to strengthen the diversity in its leadership team.
For further information and details of how to apply please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 3745. The deadline for applications is Friday 7th December 2018 at 9.00am GMT.