Provost - Learning and Teaching

  • University of Derby
  • Derby, Derbyshire (GB)
  • Mar 29, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Provost - Learning and Teaching
Derby, DE22
Competitive salary

At the University of Derby, we are passionate about opening doors and creating opportunities. A TEF Gold-rated institution, we put innovation and excellence at the heart of everything we do. Our teaching is research-informed and practice-based to assure currency, preparing our students to become tomorrow's game-changers. Cutting-edge facilities, strong industry links and impactful applied research further enhance our teaching.

We are seeking a Provost, Learning and Teaching, with the same passion for innovation, who can develop our academic provision assuring challenge, inclusivity, and compassion.  This post reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor and requires an exceptional academic leader, who will work collaboratively with our Pro Vice-Chancellor Deans and our Executive Board to ensure that teaching and learning is the driving force to meet current and future needs of our diverse student population. 

You will be a strong communicator, able to build networks across the University, connecting with distinct and varied audiences, and with the ability to drive excellence in research to keep us at the forefront of the academic community.

You will have an impressive background in teaching, research and pedagogy, and extensive experience of managing substantial teams and budgets. Recruiting, mentoring and motivating outstanding people will be second nature to you, and you will be able to demonstrate an unrivalled record of success in enhancing teaching, research, administration and services.

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Closing date: Sunday 18 April 2021 

The University of Derby is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. However you identify, we actively celebrate the knowledge, experience and talent each person brings.