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
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.theuniversityofedinburgh-appointments2021.com/ and
to submit your application please visit the Perrett Laver website
at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 5246. The
deadline for applications is Friday 17th September 2021 at midday