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CEO NUMed Malaysia

Requisition ID:  22441

Malaysia, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  08-Nov-2022


Newcastle University, UK has established an international branch campus in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia for the provision of its undergraduate Bachelor of MBBS, Biomedical Sciences degree and Foundation in Biomedical Sciences programmes in the Biomedical Sciences. 


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Closing date:  11 December 2022


Newcastle University seeks to make an appointment to the post of Provost/Chief Executive Officer at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed).  The position is one of a senior University manager with both institutional and local responsibility. As such the postholder will be accountable for: 


•    The academic leadership of NUMed
•    The effective governance and management of NUMed to ensure its performance continually improves


Newcastle University, UK has established an international branch campus in EduCity, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, to provide undergraduate degrees in Medicine (MBBS), Biomedical Sciences (BSc), a Foundation programme in Biological and Biomedical Sciences and opportunities for postgraduate study. The branch campus is known as Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed Malaysia) and is operated by NUMed Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Newcastle University UK.


You will be responsible for leading a culture of learning and teaching excellence and creating a collaborative environment, fostering a culture of trust and mutual respect and championing the University’s values and guiding principles. In addition, the postholder will operate in alignment with the University’s Vision and Strategy and in collaboration with stakeholders both within and outside of both NUMed and the University as a whole. 


This is a full time open ended contract, the term of office as Provost and CEO will be for five years, renewable subject to performance. 

A Competitive salary is available depending on qualifications and experience. 


As the position is based in Malaysia, where candidates are relocating to Malaysia, an attractive relocation package will be available.

Applications should consist of a full CV and a covering letter of up to two sides of A4 paper, outlining your interest and vision for the role. 


For further information and to apply for this position please contact either Evan Yeckley or Natalie Derry with our search partners WittKieffer.

•    Evan Yeckley at (telephone +44 7408 834 744)
•    Natalie Derry at (telephone +44 7408 851 596


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Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. Requisition ID: 22441