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Appointment of Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Abertay University

Location: Dundee
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st October 2021
Closes: 29th October 2021
Job Ref: 5310

Abertay University is a modern, pioneering, and ambitious university with around 4,500 students. We have a strong and evolutionary tradition of preparing students for the industries and jobs of the modern world. Abertay has made its mark with high-quality, well-directed teaching and research which, in turn, provides a stimulating and enriching experience for our students.

We are now seeking an exceptional individual to lead the University in the next phase of its evolution. The Principal and Vice-Chancellor is responsible for articulating a vision and a strategic agenda that combine ambition for the University with sensitivity to the needs of students, staff and other stakeholders. Candidates will need to evidence a successful track record of senior leadership within a higher education institution, or similarly complex setting, as well as experience of creating a vision and setting strategy and a track record of leading positive change in the outcomes relating to equality, diversity and inclusion.

For more information and details on how to apply please visit at, quoting reference 5310.  The closing date for applications will be noon (BST) on Friday 29th October 2021.

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