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Ulster University is seeking to appoint two exceptional external independent members to Council, its governing body, from 1 January 2023.  We are seeking candidates with proven experience in the management and governance of a public, private or community/voluntary sector organisation and with relevant experience in a range of specialisms, particularly financial accounting and audit.

Candidates should also share our values and passion for diversity, openness and inclusivity and a drive to support us in delivery of our new strategy, People, Place and Partnership.

Ulster University promotes and celebrates diversity and, in this context, the Committee would welcome and encourage nominations from all communities - particularly those from members of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ communities, as we recognise that individuals from these groups are currently underrepresented on the Council.  All appointments will be made on merit.

View the recruitment brochure

To apply to become a member of Council please provide the following documents:

  • Your current CV.
  • A supporting statement (maximum two pages) that outlines your interest in the University and role, and your fit against the essential and desirable experience criteria set out in the recruitment brochure.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and good relations. To support this, we welcome nominations from people who can enhance the diversity of the Council’s membership. Nominations to become a member of Council will be made on merit.

Nominations should be submitted, by no later than 21 October 2022, to All nominations will be acknowledged. Please check spam filters to ensure no communication is lost.

The recruitment brochure can also be made available in alternative formats and in minority languages to meet the needs of those who are not fluent in English by contacting the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion unit at