Dean for Global Engagement Role – Staff Opportunity

Published: 18 January 2021

University looking to appoint a Dean for Global Engagement for Europe

The University is seeking applications from ambitious academic colleagues who are interested in an exciting opportunity to advance our international ambitions.

Vice-Principal, External Relations, Rachel Sandison said: “The University is looking to appoint a Dean for Global Engagement for Europe. This is an excellent opportunity to champion Glasgow’s excellence and take forward our significant international objectives in the strategically important region that is Europe. The Europe portfolio is a vibrant and diverse one that presents both challenges and opportunities in the context of the post-Brexit landscape.”

Assistant Vice-Principal, International, Prof William Cushley, adds “The Dean for Europe will have a critical role to play in partnership development across Europe, delivering a dynamic strategic plan for engagement across the region, identifying Research and Learning and Teaching opportunities, contributing to student recruitment and mobility efforts, and working with colleagues from External Relations and across the Colleges.”

This post sits alongside and complements the five existing Deans for Global Engagement. Together with colleagues from across External Relations and the Colleges, the Deans for Global Engagement ensure that the University maintains its position as a World Changing University with strong and successful partnerships around the world.

The Dean for Global Engagement for Europe will undertake the role on a 0.5 FTE basis and will retain an active role in their School or Institute. Applicants should obtain support from their Head of School/Director of Institute before applying.  The role is available as soon as possible for an initial term of four years.

For more information about this opportunity, interested staff are encouraged to refer to the internal vacancy pages for the Job Description or to contact Prof. Cushley for an informal conversation or any questions: Deadline for applications will be 1 February 2021.

First published: 18 January 2021