Chair in Engineering and Head of Department

University of Leicester - Engineering

Permanent, full time contract, with 4 year tenure as Head of Department

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

We are seeking an outstanding academic, with first class leadership and management skills and an excellent track record in research. You will undertake research of a world-leading standard, attract research funding and provide teaching leadership and direction.

As Head of Department you will work with the Head of College and with other Heads of Department and Schools to deliver University strategic objectives. You will be responsible to the Head of College for the highly effective operation and development of your Department, for the leadership and management of the Department’s staff and resources, for the provision of high quality services to its students and for ensuring that the Department complies with the legal and other obligations.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Paul Monks, Head of College, on or 0116 252 2141.

The closing date for this post is midnight 12 July 2017.

Assessments will take on place on a date to be confirmed.

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