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Appointment of External Governors


Part Time/ Voluntary


Outstanding individuals are being sought to serve on Edinburgh Napier University's governing body, the University Court.  Please note these positions are not open to University staff or students. 

Lay Court membership represents a unique opportunity to help shape the work of one of Scotland's most ambitious and progressive universities. 

You will have a strong commitment to higher education and will bring significant experience of leading change at a senior level in any large business or organisation in the private, public or not-for-profit environments.

The University is committed to achieving a diverse governing body and welcomes applications from all suitably experienced individuals, particularly those who would further enhance its diversity.

These posts are part-time (around 12 working days per annum) voluntary opportunities for an initial term of 4 years.

Further information, including full role description and person specification, is available in the Governor Applicant Pack​.

To apply please send a full CV and supporting statement outlining your relevant experience and the contribution you would make to the University to:

David Cloy, Secretary to Court 


To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact David Cloy at the above email address.


Last updated 01 July 2020