The Office of Senator of the College of Justice

This appointment is closed and is displayed for reference only. 


Remuneration:£179,768 per annum 


Closing date:27 October 2016 at midday 

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Senator of the College of Justice by March 2017.

The Judicial Office for Scotland has informed the Board that there is currently one position available, and that a further vacancy may arise. If any further vacancies arise for this judicial office whilst this exercise is in progress, it is our intention to make our recommendations to the First Minister from the outcome of this exercise.

The Office of Senator Role Profile, provided by the Judicial Office for Scotland, provides applicants with information about the role.

Selection is made solely on merit. The Board encourages and welcomes applications from the widest possible range of eligible individuals. The Board would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups.

Application Information

Please apply online and submit your application no later than midday on Thursday 27th October 2016.

If you experience any difficulties or require further information please contact the Board's Secretariat on telephone number 0131 528 5101, be email at or by writing to The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HD.

Full details of the eligibility requirements and the criteria for appointment are included in the Guidance Note for Applicants, which forms part of the Application Pack.

On present plans, the interviews will take place between Monday 9th and Wednesday 11th January 2017, at the Board's offices in Edinburgh.

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