Head of Coventry School of Law

Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
Friday, 11 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 12 October 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Coventry School of Law 
Coventry University  
Competitive salary + benefits 

Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2020 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings' world top 250, secured 26th spot in the 2021 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the UK government's Teaching Excellence Framework, our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world.  

With 40 highly experienced staff and former practitioners, modern teaching rooms and facilities, including a Moot Room, Coventry School of Law has over 50 years’ experience teaching law and has a reputation for delivering courses that are designed to be current, employability focused and challenging. The past three years have seen the School enhance its national and global profile with the development of new and successful international partnerships across the globe and the delivery of a new curriculum for 2020. The School sits within the wider Faculty of Business and Law, which has 8,500 students and is a key part of the University dynamic.

At a pivotal an exciting point in time for legal education, our new Head will provide strategic and academic leadership to further develop our teaching and research activity.  The School has particularly strong external partnerships with domestic partners such as the UK Civil Service and a range of overseas universities; our next Head of School must be an effective networker and drive the potential of the School on the global stage. Candidates will combine a relevant academic and leadership track record with a passion and care for higher education with an ability to work collaboratively with students, staff and partners to craft a compelling vision for the School’s future as we adjust to sector and professional changes in legal education. 

The role represents an opportunity to take the School’s reputation to the next level. If you share our values and ambition and want to be part of this vibrant academic community, we look forward to hearing from you. 

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The closing date for applications is midday, Monday 12 October 2020.  
At Coventry we are proud of our diverse student and staff population and encourage applications from all sections of the community.