Vice-President and Head of Faculty (Medicine, Dentistry and Health)

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (GB)
Competitive salary
03 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
07 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Vice-President and Head of Faculty (Medicine, Dentistry and Health)
University of Sheffield
Open-ended Professorial Post. The role of Vice-President will be for an initial period of five years
Competitive salary

Are you passionate about working for a world top 100 University? Are you an inspirational leader with the vision, ambition and ability to shape the long-term strategy of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health?

As Vice-President for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, you will join one of the major UK centres for education and research in health and related subjects. You will work to enhance our reputation and international standing with responsibility for leading the interface for not only the faculty, but the University as a whole, with the NHS and other critical partners. Through inspirational leadership and academic distinction, you will build effective partnerships represent the University at a local, national and international level. 

You will work closely with the university leadership and members of the Professional Services to develop and promote excellence and ambition and collaboration in all University activity. 

With origins dating back to 1828, the Faculty has a long-standing tradition of excellence in clinical education and research. We have over 2,500 students study in the Faculty each year on over 40 different courses. In addition, we have over 200 students registered on research degrees, supporting a faculty research portfolio in excess of £30m. Independent assessment of our teaching and research quality rate us as amongst the best in the UK. 

We are seeking an outstanding candidate who is passionate about the value of Medicine, Dentistry and Health in the world today. You will be an inspiring and creative leader with a successful track record in driving performance of research, learning and teaching and leadership activity. You will have an excellent academic track record, holding a PhD with an international research standing in your field. 

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. Professorial staff can opt to join the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS). The NHS Pension Scheme is also available for individuals subject to meeting eligibility criteria. 

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. 

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information. 

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Closing date: 11.59pm on Tuesday 7 May 2019.

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The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.