Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World
About The Event
Call for Application
Application Deadline: June 7, 2018
The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint an outstanding Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World.
The HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World (www.alwaleed.ed.ac.uk) is a Centre within the University of Edinburgh, established in 2010, devoted to research, outreach and knowledge transfer, in the field of Islamic Studies.
As Director, and in consultation with Head of College and Head of School and other stakeholders, you will set a strategic vision for the Centre’s development covering research, outreach and impact to raise the Centre’s international profile, build research and teaching partnerships across the University, and creatively engage with a broad range of external individuals and organizations.
A successful track record of leadership, strong intellectual credentials, and the ability to command credibility amongst senior figures in academia and beyond is essential. A successful candidate for this position will be appointed, if suitably qualified and as appropriate, to a Chair at the University at the same time.
This is an open-ended, full time (35 hours per week) position.
Salary will be negotiable depending on track record and experience.
Prospective candidates are welcome to email LLC@ed.ac.uk should they wish to arrange a confidential discussion with Professor Jeremy Robbins, Head of School, Literatures, Languages and Cultures.
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HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam