Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences 

Bristol, City of Bristol (GB)
Competitive remuneration
21 May 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

UWE Bristol

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences 

Competitive remuneration 

UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of higher education in the South West, serving a diverse community of over 30,000 students and 4,000 staff. An ambitious University, UWE Bristol is on an upward trajectory as it continues to strengthen its external partnerships, research presence, positioning in the league tables and international reputation. It is an institution that is renowned for its innovative curriculum and delivery of outstanding education and student outcomes, achieving TEF Gold status and 89% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey. Such recognition highlights UWE Bristol’s success in reflecting and anticipating the needs of its students, partners, employers and wider society through high quality teaching and learning. 

We are now seeking to appoint an outstanding leader as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. 

The Faculty is a large, diverse and dynamic part of the University, bringing together experts from Allied Health Professions, Applied Sciences, Health and Social Sciences and Nursing and Midwifery. With over 450 staff and 9,500 students, we are united by our commitment to providing an inspirational and career-creating learning experience for all our undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students, one that equips them with the skills, knowledge, enterprise, real-world experience and confidence to succeed in a wide range of environments.

The PVC/Executive Dean will bring a strategic vision for the diversity of disciplines across the Faculty and will lead the delivery of high-quality teaching, research and external partnerships. With proven leadership skills, a strong track record of academic achievement and experience of delivering sustainable change, she or he will also bring a deep commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.  A track record of partnership working, both internally, with academic and professional services staff, and externally, is essential, as is an inclusive approach to leadership and an unwavering commitment to delivering an outstanding student experience.

This is an exceptional opportunity to shape the future of Heath and Applied Sciences at a creative, bold and forward-thinking university in a culturally vibrant city that was named the best city to live in by The Sunday Times in its ‘Best Places to Live Guide 2017’.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Anderson Quigley, Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534.

Closing date: noon on 18th June 2019.

The final selection process will be held on 12th and 13th September 2019.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.