Deputy Dean, Leeds University Business School

Leeds, United Kingdom
08 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest, most prestigious and diverse research-intensive universities. Ranked in the world’s top 100 universities in the QS rankings, and a member of the Russell Group, it also achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Housed within this world-class institution, Leeds University Business School (LUBS) is a leading, full-service business school. With more than 4,500 students and over 300 academic staff across six Divisions, its mission is to make an exceptional impact on business and society globally through leadership in research and education, working across disciplines, sectors and continents. LUBS is triple accredited and is regularly world ranked by the Financial Times, QS and The Economist.

Following the appointment of Professor Julia Bennell as Executive Dean, LUBS is now seeking to appoint a Deputy Dean to play a central role in its leadership, building on the School’s outstanding achievements. Working closely with the Executive Dean and Pro-Deans you will provide strategic vision, direction and leadership to enable academic development and continuous improvement. A decisive academic leader with a track record of leadership and management in a relevant context to the Business School, a proven ability to drive and implement change successfully and an aptitude for collaborative working. You will bring an ability to think strategically and creatively about the improvement and development of a leading international Business School as well as a passion for world-class research and outstanding education. 

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the future success of one of the UK’s highest-performing business schools, ensuring it retains its leading edge during a period of significant change and opportunity in global higher education.

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Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Business
School/Institute: Leeds University Business School
Category: Academic
Salary: Competitive
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: Monday 21 October 2019
Downloads: Candidate Brief