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Head of School vacancy

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The University is advertising for the post of Head of School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences for the next six years, from 1 September 2021.

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. Responsible for providing the School's academic leadership, the Head of School will also contribute to the broader leadership within the wider University.

How to apply

To view the job description and person specification for the role, please click on the link below:

https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/internal/displayjob.aspx?jobid=7949

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, click on Apply Now in the above link to make your application. You will be asked to enter your personal details, submit a statement of suitability and interest (1000 words max) and attach a copy of your CV by Friday 9 July 2021.  

Shortlisting and interview dates

  • Shortlisting: w/c 12 July 2021
  • Interviews (to be conducted online via Microsoft Teams): 17 August 2021

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to make a presentation to members of the School. Presentations will take place online via Microsoft Teams between 12:00-14:00 on 22 July 2021.

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

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