Head of Postgraduate Programmes

The University of Northampton - Faculty of Business and Law

The Faculty of Business and Law invites applications for the above post.

The Faculty of Business and Law encompasses a contemporary and developing portfolio of programmes and research in;

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business
  • Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics, International Relations & Development
  • Law
  • Leisure Management & Languages
  • Marketing & Entrepreneurship

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of TRANSFORMING LIVES + INSPIRING CHANGE.

The Head of Postgraduate (PG) Programmes is a senior member of academic staff in the Faculty.  The post-holder has overall responsibility for the PG programmes (taught and research) portfolio in the Faculty of Business and Law.  The role requires working effectively with subject and programme leaders in the Faculty and across Faculties, and with other key personnel associated with portfolio leadership and design. 

The successful applicant will have a demonstrable track record of successful leadership, whether in an academic or industry context, and will possess a subject specialism that directly aligns with the work of the Faculty. A robust understanding of UK Higher Education is essential, as is an ability to establish / maintain positive external networks. A Masters and a professional qualification (or equivalent professional experience) related to the Faculty’s work are essential.  A Doctorate in a discipline related to the subject group is essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Mairi Watson, Dean, Faculty of Business and Law via mairi.watson@northampton.ac.uk

Interview Date: Thursday 5 January 2017 or Friday 6 January 2017 

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better. 

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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