The University of Bristol is a world-class research and teaching
institution with a rich heritage of academic discovery and an
exciting future. With a global reputation for academic and
research excellence, we are a top 10 UK university and 62nd in the
world (QS Rankings 2022). An extraordinary global city with a
powerful tradition of enterprise, exploration and non-conformism,
Bristol is a Social Enterprise City and the UK’s first European
With a strong foundation of investment in our city, a solid
financial position post-pandemic to underpin our ambitions, and
significant internationalisation and global engagement already in
place across the institution, the incoming Vice-Chancellor will
build upon progress made in recent years and lead the University
into the next phase of our strategic engagement and impact.
Developing and further strengthening the University’s academic
and research portfolio is a key priority. These endeavours
will be supported by our flagship £550m Temple Quarter Enterprise
Campus, the development of a new Business School and an emerging
suite of innovative inter-disciplinary research programmes.
The Vice-Chancellor & President will play a pivotal role in
our journey, leading the University to build on our accomplishments
and address new challenges in the context of a rapidly changing
world. This is an opportunity to provide dynamic leadership
to a confident and diverse, global research-intensive university on
an established growth trajectory. If you share in our mission
and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.
For further information, including details of how to apply,
please visit www.odgers.com/84088.
Closing date for applications: Friday 26th November 2021 at
This is a full-time permanent post located in Bristol with a
salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.