Associate Dean

University of Chester - Faculty of Business and Management

The Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Chester are seeking to recruit an Associate Dean with a demonstrable track record of excellence in business education, research and impact. We are an ambitious faculty with a strategic objective to grow both nationally and internationally. This is an opportunity for an outstanding individual to support the Executive Dean to deliver the faculty teaching and learning strategy that is focussed on delivering academic excellence.

Reporting to the Executive Dean, the post holder will make a valuable contribution to the development of the Faculty as it continues to grow in the highly competitive higher education sector. We operate across multiple campus locations including Chester, Warrington and Shrewsbury and have a portfolio of programmes at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as a vibrant doctoral community.

As Associate Dean you will join the Faculty Management Group and be expected to make a sustained contribution to the development and delivery of the Faculty and University strategy. We have a number of regional, national and international partnerships and we are actively seeking new, high quality partnerships to support the growth and expansion plans set out in our faculty plan. You will chair a number of faculty committees, boards and sub-groups so evidence of effective leadership and management is essential.

You should have a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline, or be close to completion, and a track record of publications. You will have experience of leading evaluations of teaching and research excellence. This role requires excellent communication, organisational and team working skills.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Acting Dean Professor Claire Schofield

Interviews will take place on Friday 2nd March 2018.

Candidates may download further details and an application form from our website at quoting reference number RA002350.

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