Head of School of Biosciences

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education, with the financial strength to be able to invest in intellectual capacity, the campus, and student experience.

The School of Biosciences sits within the College of Life and Environment Sciences a vibrant community of over 700 academic and professional services staff. The College has exciting and aspirational plans over the next ten years to increase research income and quality, as well as supporting all of our students on-campus, overseas and through our developing distance-learning offer. The College is strongly placed to be in the vanguard of the University’s ambitions to be firmly established as a leading global University, through its contributions to our new Dubai campus.

As one of the top life sciences departments in the United Kingdom, colleagues combine their discipline expertise with those across the wider University, to address the most significant global challenges in the life sciences.

We are looking for an inspirational leader who can shape and realise this agenda; someone with an outstanding reputation in research and teaching as well as proven leadership and management credentials, and the vision and capability to build on and enhance the School’s performance. In return, the scale and ambition of Birmingham provides unparalleled opportunities for you to develop your leadership.

As a member of an outstanding and ambitious College Executive Board, you will not only represent the School of Biosciences but will shape the future of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences and the University as a whole.

Perrett Laver is acting as an employment agency advisor to the University of Birmingham on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies using reference 3539.

Applications should be received by noon on Monday 7th May 2018.

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