Head of Research IT

University of Leeds - IT

Do you have a vision for how Research IT can enable world class academic research? Do you have experience of leading a responsive IT service in a dynamic, research intensive environment? Would you like to be at the forefront of sector leading service developments at the University of Leeds?

Working as an integral member of the IT Executive Leadership Team you will be responsible for all advanced and high performance computing services and specialist IT support for research. You will have responsibility for leading collaboration, within the University and wider Higher Education sector, to connect diverse groups of academics with progressive computer technology and expertise in the translation of cutting-edge methods and shared research infrastructure.

You will lead teams that champion and promote best practice and innovation in the field of Research IT, supporting our diverse academic and research communities. With experience and aptitude to take a lead on behalf of the University in the national computing ecosystem, you will cement the role of Leeds in driving continuous sector wide improvements in UK e-infrastructure. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to maintaining and promoting our reputation as a top ten Russell Group University; shaping the direction of both Research IT and IT Services of the future.

The University of Leeds has engaged the services of BerwickPartners (an Odgers Berndtson company), to whom applications should be sent. Please apply online at www.berwickpartners.co.uk/63679.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Alex Richardson, BerwickPartners
Tel: +44 (0)161 498 3407, email: alex.richardson@berwickpartners.co.uk

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Corporate Services

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