|Salary:||£61,843 to £69,602 per annum|
|Placed On:||19th September 2023|
|Closes:||2nd October 2023|
The Department / School / College
The School of Human and Social Sciences is a multidisciplinary school that empowers and equips students to shape a sustainable, just and healthy society. The School has recently expanded its disciplinary coverage and now delivers a portfolio of education, research and enterprise activity across psychology, criminology, education & early years, forensic science, addiction studies, nutritional therapy, and politics & international relations. The University is committed to the continued growth of the School of Human and Social Sciences with recent investments in portfolio developments, new equipment and staff. Our forecast revenue in 2022/23 is £13.1m.
To support our exciting development and growth aspirations for our Education and Interdisciplinary Studies subject area, we are looking to strengthen our academic staffing through the appointment of a Head of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates who track record of leadership and management and are also able to contribute to research, enterprise and external engagement, alongside curriculum development and delivery.
We are looking for an individual to provide academic leadership and management across the subject area, focusing on developing and resourcing academic activity with a particular emphasis on new course developments, quality assurance and enhancement of the student experience.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of School and other Heads of Subject to shape and deliver the strategic plan for the School in line with University strategies, policies and procedures. They will also strengthen our research and enterprise profile through securing funding for and delivering projects, and disseminating findings through presentations and publications and contribute to relevant teaching activities. The precise mix of duties and objectives will be determined on an individual basis.
You will have a higher degree in a subject relevant to Education or Interdisciplinary Studies and Fellow/Senior Fellow status with the HEA and/or equivalent demonstrable experience/qualification.
The successful candidate will need to have a collegiate and facilitative leadership style which motivates colleagues and gains their trust and respect. You will also have significant curriculum development and Quality Assurance/Enhancement experience. In addition, it is expected that the post holder will have previous experience of the management and leadership of staff, financial planning, strategic planning and academic leadership.
Team working and commitment to excellent student experience are critical components to this post. Experience of delivering strategic change and of supervising doctoral students to completion is desirable.
How to Apply
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Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any assistance with the application process.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11 October 2023.
For informal enquiries about the position please contact Dr Jen Mayer, Head of School of Human and Social Sciences: Jen.Mayer@uwl.ac.uk
Read more about working at the University of West London at https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.
The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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