Deputy Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7081658 (Ref.No. ENVTR1141)
Posted: July 28, 2021

Job Description

Are you a Transport academic with a deep commitment to enabling the success of postgraduate researchers (PGRs)?  Do you have a strong knowledge of the different stages of the postgraduate researcher experience (e.g. application, funding, examination)?  Do you have the vision and drive to help build and strengthen our PGR community?  Do you have a vision for our international recruitment strategy?

The Deputy Director of Postgraduate Studies (Deputy DPGRS) is a key player in the Institute of Transport Studies. They will take a leading role in recruiting and providing pastoral care for ITS PGRs. They will also refresh our international strategy for PGR recruitment and develop/implement a strategic action plan in this area (in line with the University’s internationalisation agenda).   

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

Simon Shepherd, Institute Director (Head of School); Professor of Transport Modelling and Policy Design, email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  Institute for Transport Studies
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 10
Working Time:  Workload remission of 15% FTE
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 3 years)
Release Date:  Wednesday 28 July 2021
Closing Date:  Friday 27 August 2021
Reference:  ENVTR1141

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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