Ambitious Futures Graduate Trainee

University of Dundee

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

Starting salary £28,098, Training Grade 7.

Full-time fixed term post for the period 5 September 2018 to 28 February 2020.

Closing date for applications: 19 January 2018.

The successful trainee will have the opportunity to experience two different universities and a range of work areas to contribute to the development of leadership and management skills in higher education. Ambitious Future is a UK national programme for leadership and management in higher education and the University of Dundee has been a partner for three years. The programme aims to open up new avenues of potential career paths and demonstrates that a career in higher education is versatile, wide-ranging, dynamic and fulfilling.

Interested candidates are employed at a host university and will take part in an 18-month programme split into three placements. The first and last of these will be based at the host university, while the middle placement will take you to a different partner institution.

The type of work you'll be involved in will be project-based and wide-ranging, offering many diverse and challenging opportunities. The aim is for you to complete a variety of different projects in a fairly short space of time, and in many cases, you will be able to see the results of your work being implemented across the university.

Additional Information

The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment. We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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