Middlesex is an ambitious global university with campuses in London, Dubai and Mauritius, where our students learn for life, and we are proud to be practical, forward-thinking and inclusive in everything we do. Our personalised and action-centred approach to learning and research is what sets us apart from other institutions, and our students gain crucial skills for life to stay ahead in an ever-changing world.
We are passionate about making high quality education accessible to all through flexibility in learning modes. We apply knowledge and skills to create impact through our distinctive practice-orientated education, research and engagement. We empower our students to shape their own lives and the world around them and support them to becoming distinctive graduates who have benefitted from work centred learning.
We are now seeking to appoint the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Knowledge Exchange. Reporting to the Provost | Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the postholder is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the University’s strategies for research and knowledge exchange.
A member of the University Executive Team, the PVC Research and Knowledge Exchange has direct line management responsibility for the Research and Knowledge Exchange Office and will work collaboratively with the Academic Deans at the London campus and senior colleagues from the University’s overseas campuses.
You will bring a distinguished academic profile, including an internationally excellent research standing, along with a track record of successful academic leadership and management at a senior level in higher education. You will have experience of developing and leading a diverse, inclusive and action-oriented research culture and the ability to develop innovative approaches to research and knowledge exchange. You will also have experience of leading external engagement with research partners, funders and industry.
You will have strong empathy with the mission and values of Middlesex University and a track record of action in support of equality, diversity and inclusion.
At a time of great change in our sector, this role offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to make a major, lasting contribution the success of the University and all those it serves.
We value diversity and strive to create a fairer, more equitable work environment for our staff and students.
We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff diversity networks, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534, or Imogen Wilde on +44 (0)7864 652 633.
The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 13th March 2023.