Head of Department - Naval, Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

University of Strathclyde - Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering (NAOME) at the University of Strathclyde is a bold and ambitious world-leading centre of marine technology. Over 100 years old, NAOME has become a key provider of Marine Technology expertise throughout the UK, and the world.

With an excellent reputation in research, teaching and knowledge exchange, the Department is now seeking to appoint a new Head of Department to take over its leadership during 2017.

The Department’s wide-ranging involvement in the profession, both nationally and internationally, and its excellent portfolio of externally funded research, diversified teaching programmes and industry networks, demands a strong and inspirational leader with the vision and drive to build even greater success for the Department.

An internationally recognised academic leader with a relevant first degree and PhD, the successful candidate will have a substantial track record in research, teaching and knowledge exchange. In addition to this, s/he will demonstrate significant management and leadership experience and will demonstrate the ability and willingness to lead in a consultative, open and collaborate way.

An excellent communicator, capable of inspiring staff and students and driving forward the Department’s ambitions and strategic aims across its full range of activities, the new Head of Department will have the profile and external presence to represent the Department to potential national and international research partners, alongside industrial partners and other private or public bodies.

Reporting to the Executive Dean of Engineering and the Principal, the appointment as Head of Department will be for a fixed-term period of three years initially with an open-ended substantive academic post in the Department at a senior level, in accordance with your qualifications, standing and experience.

Further information including details of how to apply can be downloaded at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting the reference number 2815.

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