Head of the School of Earth and Environment

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7070962 (Ref.No. ENVEE1428)
Posted: October 14, 2020

Job Description

Are you an experienced and ambitious academic looking for an exciting senior leadership position? Do you have the ability to provide the leadership and strategic vision necessary to lead the School in successfully developing and delivering its plans through inspiring, motivating and developing staff to achieve their full potential? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context?

You will lead and manage the School of Earth and Environment (SEE), maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst leading and delivering excellence across research, innovation and student education.

You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Environment, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant leadership role, and must be able to lead with a clear vision, engaging others across the School, Faculty and University.

You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a dynamic environment to enhance the world-leading reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence.

Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and/or student education, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.

The appointment will be from January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

To explore the post further, or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Andy Dougill, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Environment
Email: a.j.dougill@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9 to Grade 10
Competitive salary
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 14 October 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 November 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  ENVEE1428


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