Head of School of Law

Queen's University Belfast - School of Law

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. As part of Vision 2020, the University is seeking to appoint a Head of Law who will play a key role in delivering this strategy and supporting the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS), Professor Adrienne Scullion.

Within the Faculty, three new Schools have been created:

  • School of Arts, English and Languages
• School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
• School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work.

These form part of a new five School structure which will support the growth of high quality teaching programmes, research themes, and knowledge transfer initiatives that will cross School boundaries.

The Head of Law will have an internationally recognised research background, with a track record of success in leading and delivering strategic objectives. The appointed candidate will provide academic leadership across the school, be results/outcome driven and have experience of leading change.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency adviser to the Queen’s University Belfast on this appointment. A candidate brief with full application details can be obtained from their website at www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference code WQBL. Click on the ‘apply’ button and follow the instructions to upload a CV and cover letter, and complete the application and equal opportunities monitoring form*. Alternatively email belinda.beck@saxbam.com or telephone 020 7227 0880 (during office hours).

* The equal opportunities monitoring online form will not be shared with anyone involved in assessing your application. Please complete as part of the application process.

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 16 November 2017

Salary will be determined in accordance with the appropriate Professorial ranges as applied within the University.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 4 October 2017

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as people with disabilities and females are currently underrepresented within the Professoriate, it would particularly welcome applications from these groups.

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