St George's, University of London is seeking an outstanding and inspiring individual to become Chair of Council.

We are the UK's leading university dedicated to medicine and health sciences. Based in Tooting, we are co-located with one of London's busiest hospitals and we share the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education with Kingston University. Within this vibrant environment we provide comprehensive medical and healthcare education for 6,000 students, and undertake both scientific and clinical research.

A new Chair is sought to lead our Council at an exciting time in the development of St George's, as we contemplate our future opportunities in the new higher education landscape. Strategic objectives include the strengthening of our many partnerships locally, nationally and internationally; attracting and retaining the best educators and researchers; and providing the very best experience we can for our students.

Our new Chair will have a strong personal commitment to our values, aims and objectives. You will be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of higher education and/or healthcare providers. In addition you will have experience of operating as a non-executive in a relevant setting and you will ensure that the business of Council is carried out efficiently and effectively within the current regulatory frameworks.

A key role will be to represent St George's, University of London externally, demonstrating your ability to command respect and influence through your passion and people skills.

The appointment is for three years in the first instance and is unremunerated. Interviews will take place on 6 April 2017.

Further details

Please see our candidate brief for further information.

For an informal discussion, please contact Susan Trubshaw, Clerk to Council on 020 8725 0585, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How to apply

Please send your CV, including the details of two referees, and covering letter by 21 March 2017 to:

Susan Trubshaw, Clerk to Council, Administration, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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