Location: University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity, committed to the belief that a university should empower, inspire and innovate.
Our University is a lively, energetic and global community, in which dedicated and talented people are anticipating, working towards, and helping to shape the future. Together our staff and students are working to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us.
We are ranked among the top 25 UK universities for research power according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). Our research has wide-ranging impacts on society, health, culture, and the environment, with 75% judged to be internationally excellent. Whether it’s our revolutionary work in DNA fingerprinting, the discovery of Richard III, or breakthroughs in the treatment of degenerative diseases, we consider education and knowledge to be a power for good.
We are now seeking an experienced, inspirational leader to join us as Director of Research and Enterprise, supporting the University in the development and implementation of our strategies to enhance our research and enterprise activities. As a member of the University Executive Board and the Professional Services Management Team, you will have strategic vision and commercial acumen, reporting directly to the Registrar and Chief Operating Officer and working closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise). You will lead and manage the Division, possessing outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills and have an excellent profile across the academic community, with well-established and strong networks externally across the higher education sector and key national and international stakeholders.
For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, visit www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 2737.
The deadline for applications is midday on 6th March 2017 at 12:00 GMT.