Dean of Engineering & Physical Sciences 

Southampton, Hampshire
Commensurate with qualifications and experience (Level 7)
06 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean of Engineering & Physical Sciences 

Be ambitious

Combining the highest academic expectations with research capabilities that have the scope to transform lives, the University of Southampton celebrates bold innovation and ambitious creativity – qualities that have secured our ranking in the top 100 of universities worldwide. 

We are seeking a visionary Dean of Engineering & Physical Sciences who shares our commitment to drive forward and build on our current achievements, and who will proactively seek out opportunities to champion the work of our staff and students on the global stage.  

The Faculty is recognised nationally and internationally for its sector-leading research, enterprise and education, which when combined, create a unique environment for developing more than 5,000 aspirational students and delivering world-changing insights, innovation and impact. 

This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to lead one of the UK’s largest and most successful engineering and physical sciences faculties, as well as joining the University’s executive leadership team; reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor.

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For more information and details of how to apply, please email Sarah Hollowbread at

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight (GMT) on Friday 21 February 2020.

Important dates

Following a long listing meeting of the Search Committee, successful candidates will be invited to attend an ‘engagement day’ with members of the faculty on the 16 March 2020.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Friday 3 April 2020.