Appointment of External Governors 2020


Date posted

15 May 2020


Outstanding individuals are being sought to serve on Edinburgh Napier University's governing body, the University Court.

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 operating at a senior level in any business or organisation in the private, public or not-for-profit environments.

At the present time we are ideally seeking to recruit individuals with such experience gained within any of the following sectors: 

  • Engineering
  • Biomedical
  • Health
  • Financial Services
  • Legal
  • Communications/ Media

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 at:  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

Closing date: 23 June 2020

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