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Head of Research

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 10 £66.220 - £72,343 per annum
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 02/28/2024
Date Posted: 02/15/2024
Reference: A1467



Head of Research

Park Campus

1.0FTE, 37 hours per week


We are on a journey to transform the University into one that builds on its nurturing and inclusive ethos, giving our students the best possible experience as they transition into and travel through the University and ensure they are best equipped for what lies beyond. As part of this journey, we have taken time to review and redesign our leadership team to ensure we have a simple, streamlined and consistent approach that keeps students at the heart of everything we do. We are now seeking a Head of Research to join the senior leadership team.


This is a key post for the University, reporting directly to the Deputy-Vice-Chancellor and Provost, and applications are sought from those who are keen to make a difference, supporting the creation of knowledge, and leading on the continued development of our research income generation and the career prospects of our PGR students.


As Head of Research, you will provide leadership for the continuing development of and support for a vibrant and focused research culture at UoG, for planning and developing a successful REF submission that will result in positive outcomes, and an increase in grant capture and high-quality outputs. You will also lead on the development of a refreshed Research Strategy. UoG is at an exciting time in its research development, and seeks an academic leader with vision and energy.


The successful candidate may be offered a Professorial title, subject to qualifications.


Those wishing an informal conversation ahead of the deadline are invited to contact Jackie Labbe at


Closing date: 28 February 2024

Interview dates: 14 March 2024


To avoid missing out, please submit your application soon. We will be reviewing applications and interviewing as we receive them and can therefore close with little to no warning if an appropriate candidate is found.


To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.


For more information about out benefits and working for the University please click here


The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce.


We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification.


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