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Head of School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

De Montfort University

Location: Leicester, Work from home
Salary: £75,500 to £79,500 - A salary uplift will be offered to candidates who meet the professorial criterion
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th December 2022
Closes: 8th January 2023
 

De Montfort University (DMU) are looking to appoint a new Head of School of Accounting, Finance and Economics. DMU is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. We strive to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success.

Faculty

You will join the faculty of Business and Law (BAL) - a large Faculty that comprises two leading professional schools: Leicester Castle Business School (LCBS) and Leicester De Montfort Law School (LDLS). This year, the Faculty has been restructured to create two large Schools within the Business School: The School of Accounting, Finance and Economics and the School of Leadership, Management and Marketing. The Faculty is strongly focussed on 3 areas of activity: Excellent Learning & Teaching; Impactful Research, and Enterprise Development with cross-cutting themes of sustainability, internationalisation, and public good.

As a faculty, our aim is to undertake a set of key business activities that will ensure we continue to provide transformational teaching and research and enterprise in the areas of business and law as well as contributing to the broader strategic aims of the University. We work to deliver an unrivalled student experience; make ourselves a workplace community that people want to be a part of; carry out world-leading research activities and contribute to the development of an informed, fair and sustainable society.

The Role

In your new role as Head of the School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, you will report in to the Deputy Dean and will be a part of the faculty’s senior leadership team. You will be providing strategic leadership by way of policy and decision-making building upon existing academic, professional and research strengths in the school.

In your new role, you will lead and manage cross-school initiatives and support the PVC/Dean in ensuring the faculty is a successful, innovative and inclusive learning and research environment in which staff and students will thrive. You will develop and strategic plans and goals - inclusive of plans for teaching and learning, research and commercial activity.

What you will need to succeed

As Head of School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, you will hold a relevant PhD or have equivalent experience within the field. You must possess and demonstrate an in-depth understanding of higher education and policies and have experience within a senior management role. You will also have experience with professional and regulatory bodies.

How to apply

To apply, please submit the following documentation to the Talent Acquisition Team by emailing talent@dmu.ac.uk by 08/01/2023:

  • A CV setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements and details of two referees.
  • 2. A supporting statement explaining how you consider your skills, qualities and experience provide evidence of your suitability for the role, with particular reference to the role details set out in the candidate pack.

Please use Application for Head of School of Accounting, Finance & Economics in the subject field of the correspondence.

For any information enquiries, please email our Talent Acquisition Team; talent@dmu.ac.uk.

Interviews will be held on DMU’s campus on Monday 23 January 2023.

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