Head of School of Civil Engineering and Surveying

University of Portsmouth - School of Civil Engineering and Surveying

Interview date: 20 March 2018

An exciting opportunity to join the leadership team of a successful Faculty.

Ranked among the top 500 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University of Portsmouth is a dynamic institution in the heart of Portsmouth with a global outlook and reach.

The Faculty of Technology are seeking to appoint an exceptional and motivated individual, preferably with an appropriate academic experience at professorial level, to lead the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying.

The School of Civil Engineering and Surveying (SCES) comprises 36 members of academic staff, over 600 undergraduate students, over 130 taught postgraduate students and 36 postgraduate research students. We deliver professionally accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We also offer continuing professional development events for surveyors and other property professionals.

As Head of School you will be formally responsible for leading and managing the academic business of the School in relation to both strategic and operational matters. In this respect you will play a leading role and will be responsible for implementing plans at School level and will have significant responsibility for staff line management including all aspects of staff development. Approachable and visible you will work in partnership with the Faculty Executive Team and senior staff to provide decisive leadership. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an international reputation in research, teaching and professional activities to drive success within an ambitious and prosperous school at the University.

We value diversity at the University of Portsmouth and welcome applications from all sections of the community, in particular from under-represented groups. 

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Professor Djamel Ait-Boudaoud (Dean of Faculty of Technology) at djamel.ait-boudaoud@port.ac.uk or contact +44 (0)23 9284 2014

For further information and how to apply please visit www.workforportsmouth.co.uk

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