Professor / Head of School

University of Glasgow - School of Culture & Creative Arts

Job Purpose

To provide academic leadership as Head of the School of Culture and Creative Arts. In addition to a strong record of successful leadership at Subject/School level, the post holder will have outstanding research achievements in one of the School's subject areas (Cultural Policy, Film and Television Studies, History of Art, Music, Theatre Studies) and a demonstrable track record of consistent and successful engagement with cultural theory/history and commitment to the creative arts and industries.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Initially, this post is expected to take on a term of office as Head of the School (HoSc) of Culture & Creative Arts. The Head of School role is part of the College of Arts Management Group and supports the Vice-Principle and Head of College in the strategic management of the College and provides leadership of the research agenda in subject area. The HoSc will provide academic leadership to the School, embracing the range of subjects and disciplines represented in the School, by providing a coherent academic vision and by inspiring the highest standards of research and teaching.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the Professor undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business

Salary will be within the professorial range and subject to negotiation.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

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