Head of the School of Economics
Division/School Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date for applications 25-Feb-2019
The University of Bristol seeks to appoint an outstanding academic leader as the Head of its new School of Economics, which is being created out of the re-organisation of the current School of Economics, Finance and Management.
The School of Economics will be home to one of the UK’s top economics groups, undertaking world-class inter-disciplinary research and meeting the highest international standards of research-led teaching and the student experience.
As Head of School, you will occupy a key academic leadership position within the University. Reporting to the Faculty Dean, you will lead and manage the academic business of the School in relation both to strategy and to operations.
Candidates will have outstanding leadership credentials and a track record of excellence in research and education. An open and inclusive approach towards academic and professional service colleagues is a key requirement of the role, as is the ability to develop partnerships and to promote knowledge exchange. A deep commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion is essential.
The appointment as Head of School will be for four years, subject to renewal, and will go hand in hand with an open-ended full-time professorial position.
This is an exceptional opportunity to shape the future of Economics at a pioneering, Russell Group University in a creative, culturally vibrant city that was named the best city to live in by The Sunday Times in its ‘Best Places to Live Guide 2017’.
To find out more about becoming the Head of School, please go to http://syllogism.co.uk/projects
For a confidential discussion, contact Christopher Lake or Sabine Tilly at Syllogism on +44 (0)20 3417 6076 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The final stages of the selection process will take place across two days, 25 and 26 March 2019.
Closing date: 10.00 GMT on Monday, 25 February 2019
We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.