Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7081659 (Ref.No. ENVTR1142)
Posted: July 28, 2021

Job Description

Are you an academic with a deep commitment to enabling the success of postgraduate researchers?  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 build our PGR community?

The Director of Postgraduate Studies (DPGRS) is a key player in the Institute of Transport Studies, leading our Institute PGR Committee, contributing to Institute Research and Innovation Committee, and advising Core Team on PGR matters.  The DPGRS works at multiple levels, from providing additional pastoral support to individual PGRs to guiding strategy for recruitment of UK and international PGRs.   

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:  30% FTE Workload remission
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 3 years)
Release Date:  Wednesday 28 July 2021
Closing Date:  Thursday 12 August 2021
Reference:  ENVTR1142

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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