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Head of School (Moray House School of Education) and Professor

The University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Education

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: on the professorial scale
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th January 2019
Closes: 22nd February 2019
Job Ref: 046548
 

The University of Edinburgh is a world-leading centre of academic excellence committed to making a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the UK and the world. In the top 20 of the QS World Rankings, in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, the University provides a world-class education for over 35,000 students across its programmes of study -undergraduate and postgraduate, on-site and distance learning.

The Moray House School of Education (MHSE), part of the University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is a large and successful multi-disciplinary School, contributing strongly to all aspects of the University’s success. We offer a rich and diverse learning and research environment for our staff and students, with close links between our three Institutes, alongside strong relationships with other world-class subject areas across the University and beyond.

We seek to appoint a new Head of School with outstanding leadership skills, an academic background in any one of our cognate disciplines, and the confidence and vision to lead MHSE and inspire our large and diverse academic community.  We are currently in the process of changing the name of the School to Moray House School of Education and Sport, and applicants from all subject areas covered by the School are welcome.

Applications from candidates internal and external to the School are welcome.

The successful candidate, if they do not already hold a Chair with the School, will be appointed to a Chair located within the most appropriate Institute of the School.  The Headship of the School is normally undertaken for an initial period of 5 years, with the possibility of an option to extend for a further period of up to 5 years. Following this tenure as head of School the Professor will be based within the cognate Institute within the School.

This is an open-ended, full-time position.

The deadline for applications is 5pm (GMT) on Monday 11th February 2019, with interviews to be held Monday 25th March 2019.

Salary: on the professorial scale.

Vacancy Ref: 046548

Closing Date: 11-FEB-2019 at 5pm GMT

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button above.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

   
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