Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Health

Leeds, United Kingdom
£50,132 p.a.
11 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Jul 2019
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Are you an experienced leader, who can demonstrate credibility both academically and managerially?  Can you provide the strategic vision and leadership to our large and complex Faculty? 

The Faculty of Medicine and Health is looking to appoint a Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health (FMH). The role will work closely with the Executive Dean and Pro-Deans to deliver an agenda which includes developing existing and new partnerships, supporting the operational day-to-day function of the Faculty and working with Heads of School and colleagues to drive through the implementation of the refreshed School strategies. 

The roles focuses on the implementation of the plans and action associated with the vision and strategies for the Faculty. You will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of key strategic projects, objectives and workstreams.  You will have your own portfolio of workstreams, responsibilities and leadership/ membership on relevant Faculty and University committees. You will represent the Executive Dean as required at the University Executive Group and its cognate committees. 

A decisive academic leader with a track record of excellent people management skills, you will provide direct leadership to the faculty management team. You will demonstrate the ability to create long term strategic goals and their translation into priorities and measurable actions. You will be a role model in delivering successful and sustainable change.

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

Professor Paul Stewart, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4230, Email:

Your application should include:

  • supporting statement evidencing how you believe your existing knowledge and experience equips you to carry out the role;
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae giving full details of qualifications and experience;
  • The names of three referees (please supply e-mail addresses).

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Medicine & Health Faculty Office
Section:  Faculty Dean's Office
Category:  Academic
Grade:  N/A
Salary:  £50,132 p.a.  
Competitive salary to be agreed
Working Time:  hours to be negotiated
Post Type:  Full Time/Part Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing    
Closing Date:  Tuesday 23 July 2019    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief