Business Manager, Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh has created a new Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security based in the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. This will build on the University’s successful Global Academy model – centres that promote interdisciplinary collaboration on some of the world’s greatest challenges. The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security will provide world-leading education, including field-leading distance learning, training, research, innovation and consulting, in support of global agriculture and food security. 

We are now seeking an exceptional candidate for the role of Business Manager, to support the Director in the strategic planning and delivery of the Academy’s activities, including research and education programmes, management of relevant resources and co-ordination of the educational and research efforts of the academy within the framework of the school structure. 

Prospective candidates wishing to discuss the appointment or visit should, in the first instance, contact:

Professor Geoff Simm, Director, Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh

Telephone: 0131 651 7437; E-mail:

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10th January 2017

For more information and to submit an application, please use the ‘apply’ button below.

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