Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Enterprise)

Cardiff University

Cardiff University is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold strategic vision, built on a foundation of excellent teaching and research across a broad set of disciplines. Based in a cosmopolitan thriving capital city, we have a footprint not only in Wales, but nationally and internationally. With an annual turnover exceeding £500 million, the University is undergoing a multi-million pound investment programme for which it has successfully raised a £300 million bond.

Placed within the top five (based on GPA) of all UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Cardiff University has made its mark as a successful, broad-based and ambitious research institution. Having also been ranked in the same exercise 2nd in the UK for impact, Cardiff is well placed to deliver innovation and contribution to the health, wealth, well-being and security of future generations in Wales, the UK and globally.

The PVC (Research, Innovation and Enterprise) will lead all elements of the University’s research strategy, and build upon the continued momentum achieved during the past three years which has delivered excellent growth in research grant capture, strengthening of the nine University Research Institutes and funding of an exciting group of interdisciplinary University Research Networks. Cardiff University has articulated very ambitious goals for its research, innovation and enterprise activities and will expect to appoint an exceptional research leader to shape a vibrant and imaginative future.

For further details, including a job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit, quoting reference 3381. Applications will close at midday GMT on Thursday 8th February 2018.

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