Visiting Professor, School of Management, University of Bath (Since 2010)
Current 1. Visiting Professor, School of Management, University of Bath (Since 2010) 2. Visiting Professor, Higher Education Policy Unit, University of Queensland, Australia (Since 2010) 3. Research Associate, Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (2005- ) He is also: Member, Parliamentary Higher Education Commission, 2013- Co-Chair (with Lord Norton) of Parliamentary Higher Education Commission Inquiry into Regulation in Higher Education, Westminster UK, Report 9 October 2013 Member, Research Advisory Committee, Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), UK, 2012- Co-Convenor, Political Studies Association, Higher Education Policy Advisory Group (with M. Olssen), 2011 Expert Advisor for Romanian Universities Evaluation, European Universities Association, 2011-14 Expert Reviewer, European Network for Quality Assurance (ENQA)/Bologna Register of Quality Assurance Agencies
Previous positions 1. Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Science, (now) Manchester Metropolitan University (1970-5) 2. Principal Lecturer in Sociology, then Head of Department of Behavioural Sciences, University of Huddersfield (1975-84) 3. Dean; Deputy Director; Director/Chief Executive, Humberside Polytechnic (1985-91) Vice Chancellor and CEO, University of Humberside, UK (1992-96) 5. Founding Vice Chancellor, University of Lincoln, UK, 1996-2001 6. Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia (2001-2) 7. Senior Research Fellow, Association of Commonwealth Universities, London (2003-5) 8. Visiting Research Professor, Centre for the Study of Higher Education and Information (CHERI), Open University (2005-11) 9. Visiting Professor, Griffith Institute for Educational Research, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia (2009)
Professor King has published extensively and has also contributed articles to The Guardian, The Times Higher, The Conversation, The Australian and other respected newspapers and periodicals.