Head of Law School and Professor in Law

Exeter, Devon (GB)
Competitive salary reflecting qualification and experience
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jan 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Law School and Professor in Law

Job reference P65311
Application closing date 28/01/2019
Location     Exeter
Salary         Competitive salary reflecting qualification and experience
Package     Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation
Job category/type   Academic

Job description
The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98%of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

The current Head of School will be stepping down in 2019 and we are now looking to attract a leading international Professor to provide both strategic and operational leadership to build on our existing reputation for research and educational excellence, nationally and internationally. Our Law School has more than 65 academic and research staff and we have just admitted more than 400 students to our undergraduate programmes in Autumn 2018.

As the senior academic in the discipline and sitting on the College Executive Group and the University's Senior Management Group, you will have previous experience of providing successful leadership and management, be a leading international figure with the ability to attract world-class academics to the University to foster and develop the Law School's existing track record for excellence in research and education.  

To view the full brochure with information on the Law School and the College of Social Sciences and International Studies as well as the full job description for the post, please click here.

For further information contact Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College, Professor Wendy Robinson (tel: 01392-724848 email: w.robinson@exeter.ac.uk) to discuss the post.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including generous holiday entitlements, options for flexible working,an onsite gym, parking and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. See www.exeter.ac.uk/working for more information.

Interviews will take place in Exeter in March 2019

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.