Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

Opening Date:
4 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
15 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

The University of South Wales are seeking to appoint the Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education.

At the University of South Wales we place engagement, collaboration, and partnership working at the heart of everything we do, to achieve the very best outcomes for our students and the communities we serve. We are proud that our graduates are distinctive and highly employable, they are agents of social change who go on to make a real difference in the World.

The Faculty of Life Sciences and Education excels at immersive learning with some of the best facilities in the UK, providing practical settings that replicate and prepare students for the workplace. Its portfolio is built on strong partnerships and makes a significant contribution in areas of health, crime justice security, and education, and we see that continuing across the portfolio.

The Dean will provide strategic leadership for the Faculty, drive the highest standards of quality across the portfolio and in research and commercial activity, building reputation and market share. The successful candidate will have the creative vision, strategic perspective and commercial acumen to deliver the University’s ambitious 2030 strategy, and the standing to lead and promote the Faculty and contribute to the leadership of the University. Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Dean will work collaboratively with the other three faculties for interdisciplinary innovation, and with professional departments for excellent service quality and efficiency. They will have an inclusive and ambitious approach to leadership reflecting the University’s core values of ‘Professional, Responsive, Creative, Inspiring and Collaborative’.

We are looking for an outstanding leader who embodies these values and who can work with the talented and dedicated staff across the institution to build on successes and lead the faculty to deliver the 2030 strategy.

For more information and to apply for this exciting opportunity, please find full details on the recruitment microsite:

If you are interested to hear more, please contact James Whitehead, Managing Consultant –