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Head of School vacancy: School of Biological Sciences

Head of School recruitment

The University is advertising for the post of Head of School of Biological Sciences for the next six years, from 1 January 2020. 

The Vice-Chancellor welcomes expressions of interest from staff within the School and across the University who are keen to develop their careers further by taking on an academic leadership and managerial role at an important time for the University.  

The Head of School is responsible for providing the School’s academic leadership, and will also contribute to the broader leadership within the wider University.

Job details and how to apply

To view the new job description and person specification for the role, please follow the link below to the University’s Jobtrain internal advert. 

Head of School – School of Biological Sciences

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications where a flexible working pattern and/or a job share is proposed. Specifically, we welcome applications where it is proposed to take up the role as half of a job share (and no indication is needed as to who the other half might be). We also welcome coordinated applications from two separate members of staff proposing to undertake the role as a job share.

This advert is open only to internal candidates, the application will require the submission of a statement of suitability and interest (1000 words max) and the attachment of an up to date CV by 7 October 2019.  

Shortlisting and interview date:

  • Shortlisting on 10 October 2019
  • Interviews on 18 October 2019

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to make a presentation to members of the School. Presentations will take place on 16 October 2019. 

For any informal conversation about the role, please contact Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mark Fellowes.

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