Director of Computing

Canterbury, Kent (GB)
13 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Computing
Job reference: REQ00115
Application closing date: 18/03/2019
Location: Canterbury
Salary: £50,132 - £53,174
Job category/type: Academic

The Faculty wishes to appoint an inspirational academic to support the development and delivery of the computer and information technology programmes as part of the Kent & Medway Engineering, Design, Growth and Enterprise Hub. 

The Role
The Director will be responsible for the delivery of the programmes, including quality and standards, student experience, curriculum innovation, course review and the line management of the academic computing staff. They will be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills and make a significant contribution to the overall management of the KM EDGE Hub and the new GBP 22.8 million engineering, technology and design facilities.

The Person 
The successful candidate will be expected to embrace the CDIO approach to curriculum delivery and support the academic staff to apply this learning approach. Applicants should have a track record of programme development and delivery, accreditation of programmes by professional bodies and engagement in either research or knowledge exchange activities. 
This is an exciting opportunity to further develop the computing programmes at the University and to work with a wide range of partners to transform IT education in the region.

Additional Information 
Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University's facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce. 

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking a fractional appointment or a job-share opportunity.

Start date for applications:           4th February 2019
Closing date for applications:       18th March 2019
Interviews are to be held:             To follow shortly after the close date. 

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REQ00115. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University's redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

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