The University of Exeter Business School (UEBS) is a triple accredited, global elite (QS world rankings), top 100 Financial Times ranked School. The School consistently also ranks highly in all UK league tables, and is ranked number one in the UK for graduate employability. Our mission is to deliver outstanding business education and research that address the major challenges confronting businesses and society. UEBS brings together inspirational and internationally respected academics from around the world in an environment that combines historical and intellectual heritage with modern facilities.
The Exeter Centre for Leadership links contemporary, innovative, and a multidisciplinary research agenda together with outstanding students, leading academics in the field, and external partners in order to engage, shape, and inform current leadership behaviour focussing on high-quality research and impact. The University of Exeter Business School is now seeking to appoint a Director of the Centre for Leadership to continue guiding the development of the Centre in their ambition to be a world-leading centre.
The successful candidate will demonstrate world-changing and impactful research in contemporary leadership and governance with outputs consistently recognised as internationally excellent. They will have an ability to engage successfully with faculty across the school, attract vibrant leaders in the field, identify strategic and exciting new partnerships with industry and attract competitive research funding.
About the University
The University of Exeter is a highly ambitious, global institution. A member of the Russell Group and holder of a Gold TEF Award, it has placed consistently in the top ten in the UK and thrives by combining world-class, meaningful research with excellent, innovative education to over 23,000 students, and contributing over £1bn in economic impact. The University’s clear, strong values, unique sense of community and clarity of strategic intent have contributed to its position and ability to sustain itself as one of the top 150 universities in the world.
The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
How to apply
Applications should consist of a full academic CV, together with a brief covering letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria. Informal questions regarding the post should be directed to the University’s appointed advisors, Perrett Laver via Dong Liu onDong.Liu@perrettlaver.com or on +44 (0)20 7340 6266. For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4504. The deadline for applications is noon GMT on Monday 6th April 2020.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About University of Exeter Business School
University of Exeter Business School has grown significantly since its formation in 2008, having invested more than £30 million into world class facilities for research, teaching, learning and social interactions. UEBS is committed to joining the top 100 university-based business schools globally, alongside becoming one of the top 20 in Europe and top 5 in the UK.
We currently have over 5,000 students and 270 academic staff with a plan to invest a further £7m to advance academic excellence in the next 5 years. A truly international School, we have global partnerships with more than 70 overseas universities or business schools, including double degrees with prestigious French, German and Chinese partner institutions. Students come from more than 100 different countries and staff from more than 40.
Most recently, the awarding of AACSB accreditation has placed UEBS amongst fewer than one hundred institutions around the world to hold the prestigious ‘triple crown’ status.