Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation

Leeds, United Kingdom
£50,132 to £73,539 p.a.
19 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have the ability to provide the strategic vision to lead the Faculty to successfully deliver the strategy for Research and Innovation, are you looking for a challenging leadership position and are you passionate about supporting staff to achieve academic excellence in an international and interdisciplinary context?

Working with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation and the Executive Dean, you will play a major strategic role in contributing to strategic developments within the University, undertaking cross-institutional activity, facilitating links with external organisations such as industry, research councils and government and determining, leading and implementing the strategy for Research and Innovation within the Faculty.  You will also be a member of the University’s Research and Innovation Board with responsibility to lead on cross institutional research initiatives where appropriate.

You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and of the Faculty Executive, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant leadership role and must be able to lead with a clear vision and engage others across the Faculty and University. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a busy and dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the Faculty with a focus on quality and excellence.

Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and innovation, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration. 

The Pro Dean for Research and Innovation will be appointed normally for a period of 3 years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal to 5 years following discussion with the post holder. A workload allocation of 0.6fte is expected for this role. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Andy Dougill, Executive Dean of Faculty of Environment

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6782, email: 

Location:      Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:      Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:      Environment Faculty Offices
Category:      Academic
Grade:      Grade 9 to Grade 10
Salary:      £50,132 to £73,539 p.a.
Post Type:      Full Time
Contract Type:      Ongoing
Closing Date:      Tuesday 16 July 2019
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