|Placed On:||26th January 2023|
|Closes:||1st March 2023|
This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role leading the new UAL Doctoral School, providing academic leadership for the University’s doctoral programmes.
Based at our High Holborn site the Doctoral School will provide focus, advocacy and a dedicated space for cross-University Post Graduate Research activities.
As Dean of the Doctoral School, you will be responsible for ensuring there is a programme of coordinated PGR student training and development across the University and ensuring alignment with the University’s commitment to the Concordat on Researcher Development. You will develop the University’s research culture for PGR students through leading the development of a cross University programme of events and activities hosted by the Doctoral Centre.
You will support the University in delivering key aspects of the new research strategy and in meeting our strategic ambitions to grow PhD student numbers while improving student outcomes and the research student experience, as well as increase our international partnerships and opportunities. You will have responsibility for current and new doctoral training collaborations and partnerships, including research degree validation partnerships.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping aspiring creative professionals, and impacts on the future of the creative industries.
We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.
You will hold a PhD in any disciplinary field.
You will have a record of leadership and commitment to excellence in Post Graduate Research including student experience. You will have an understanding of the contextual and strategic issues affecting PGR programme delivery in the UK. You will have a demonstrable knowledge of academic provision, trends and issues in Universities, both national and global.
You will be an effective communicator with the ability to communicate in a compelling and influential way. You will apply innovative approaches in leading academic programmes and be able to implement and manage change effectively.
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Closing date: 1 March 2023.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
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