Director of School, Biological and Enviromental Sciences

Liverpool, United Kingdom
circa £78,000 per annum
Oct 10, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 10, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Job Type Academic
Salary circa £78,000 per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 10/11/2019
Documents 2794 JD Director of School - Biological & Environmental Sciences.pdf

Following a recent restructuring, the Faculty of Science is seeking to recruit an exceptional experienced individual to provide leadership and management for the c.70 academic staff in the School of Biological & Environmental Sciences.

Currently the School offers undergraduate programmes in Biology, Zoology, Animal Behaviour, Forensic Anthropology, Wildlife Conservation and Geography, together with an increasing number of related postgraduate programmes. You will be expected to have sufficient general understanding of the range of subjects taught to both ensure the relevance and quality of current provision, and further develop an innovative portfolio.

To enable leadership to be provided in this strategic priority of the School, you should have an established profile at international, or at least national, level within your own specialist area of research. You should also possess demonstrable experience in establishing collaborations and attracting external funding relevant to further developing these activities across the School.

If not already possessed, a Chair may be available to a suitably qualified candidate.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Peter Wheeler, The Executive Dean of Faculty of Science (

The School/ department is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter for promoting the career of Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post and all appointments will be made on merit

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.