Head of School of Chemistry

University of Birmingham - School of Chemistry

Salary: Competitive package for an outstanding candidate

The University of Birmingham is seeking an inspirational leader for School of Chemistry. The School has a proud history of world leading research and educational achievement and of Nobel Prize winners. Building on this strong foundation, the University is committed to significant investment in key strategic academic appointments into the School and also a new multi-million pound Molecular Sciences building and will open a £40M new teaching laboratory this summer.

We are looking for a Head of School who is able to lead the school through this exciting period of expansion and growth and into the next phase in its continuing development. Reporting to the Head of College, the Head of School will develop the academic vision, student experience, provide managerial leadership and sustain the highest levels of excellence across all of the School’s activities. The Head of School is a member of the College Executive Board and University Senior Management group, contributing to strategic initiatives and projects across the College and University.

In joining an ambitious and successful university, you will have an enviable track record for your research in a Chemistry related discipline, a commitment to outstanding education, proven leadership and management credentials, and the vision and capability to enhance the College. You will ideally hold a PhD or equivalent in Chemistry or a related discipline.

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is a vibrant community of scholars working across the frontiers of science and engineering in education, research and knowledge translation, across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields, with work which impacts all areas of global society. 

Should you wish to have an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Professor Andy Schofield at headeps@bham.ac.uk

To download the details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below, please quote Job Ref 33074 in all enquiries.

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