Head of Department (Science)

Opening Date:
29 Jun 2023
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Health & Life Sciences has a long established record of delivering high quality learning, teaching and research in the fields of health, sport and science. We have an excellent reputation for working with our partners which include the NHS, voluntary and industry and our portfolio ranges from certificate level courses to PhD level of study. We are committed to the economic and workforce development of the region.

As Head of Department (Sciences), you will be a core member of the School Management Team, providing academic leadership and contributing to the strategic operation and direction of the School.

We are looking for an experienced leader with experience of working ideally in an academic environment, to provide strategic direction and to devise operational plans to meet objectives. Key priorities will include reviewing and developing the taught portfolio (including apprenticeships), enhancing student, research and entrepreneurial performance and effectively managing and motivating staff.

Candidates for the position must have a credible professional and academic record and will be able to demonstrate a high level of strategic thinking and planning. Effective organisation and project management skills are essential, as is the ability to build teams and promote working relationships.