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Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university committed to the highest standards of excellence in teaching, learning and research. We intend to develop in individuals, organisations and communities the skills and knowledge that will enable them to succeed.

As a forward-thinking institution, we’re not only a home for academics aspiring to conduct world-class research and education – we also offer exceptional careers.

Join us and you’ll find that we support ambition, recognise achievement and encourage innovation in every one of our people. Whatever your role, working at Edinburgh Napier is beyond a job, it’s a future full of progression and reward.

We have a variety of new and exciting roles in the following schools and areas here at Edinburgh Napier University.


Senior Leadership Team

We are seeking to appoint visionary and ambitious Deans of School here at Napier, to lead the School of Health & Social Care and the School of Arts & Creative Industries. This is an exciting time to consider a Senior Leadership role here at Edinburgh Napier University. These roles will be part of the Senior Leadership Group of the University and play a key role in delivering our ambitions. We are looking for individuals who share our commitment to drive forward and build on our current achievements, who will provide strategic direction for growth within our Schools and proactively seek out opportunities to champion our work. To find out more, click on the links below.


School of Health and Social Care

Edinburgh Napier is one of the largest providers of nursing and midwifery education in Scotland. Uniquely, in Scotland, the School offers degrees in midwifery, all four fields of nursing practice (Adult, Child Health, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities) Allied Health Professional and Social Work Practice. We are committed to growing our academic reputation, strengthening our research profile and improving our student experience. The school is structured into research groups that reflect our areas of strength and growth: Innovating in Health Social Care Practice, Population and Public Health, Cardio-vascular Health, Mental Health and Women, Children and Families.


School of Engineering and the Built Environment

The School of Engineering & the Built Environment (SEBE) offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that are widely recognised for their academic quality, innovation and close ties to the industries in which our graduates work. Civil, Environmental and Transport Engineering are at the heart of our activities. The School has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize twice in recent years for its work on sustainable timber construction. All of our programmes are accredited by the relevant professional body, including the IET, RICS and JBM.


Research and Innovation Office

We have an exciting opportunity to join and lead our Knowledge Exchange team. We are recruiting for an experienced Head of Knowledge Exchange, a competent, well-rounded individual with an extensive academic and/or professional background in knowledge exchange and strong interpersonal skills.


Edinburgh Napier Business School

The Business School is one of the largest modern Business Schools in Scotland and at the leading edge of innovation, with a strong academic reputation in undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education, and business research.

The Business School is focused on being of real value to practitioners and is home to cutting-edge research that addresses real world challenges. It has an established track record of a high level of engagement and collaborative working with business and professional networks.

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