Associate Dean - Global Engagement

Coventry, West Midlands (GB)
13 Mar 2020
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01 May 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Dean – Global Engagement, Faculty of Business & Law    

Coventry University

Competitive salary + benefits
Coventry University is achieving an unprecedented level of success. Having earned a place in the 2019 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings' world top 250, secured 15th spot in the 2020 Guardian league table, and achieved a gold rating in the UK government's 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, our vision is to continue to enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education and impactful research both nationally and across the world.  The Faculty of Business and Law is a key part of this dynamic and innovative university group, with excellent links to major national and international organisations and close partnerships with universities around the world. Currently home to around 8,500 students, with 40% international, we are continuing to experience growth and are expanding our international reach, and enterprise activity.

The Faculty has a very collaborative and supportive ethos which builds a strong community of academics and makes it a place where people want to work. We have made significant investment in staff areas to create a modern working environment which also allows colleagues the freedom to build their own communities. We strive to be innovative and bold in our delivery and have invested in one of the largest academic trading floors in Europe, a state-of-the-art DigiComm Lab, a Business Simulation Suite, as well as a Moot Room. The Faculty has two vibrant centres, producing world leading research - the Centre for Business in Society and the Centre for Financial and Corporate  Integrity.

Our new Associate Dean – Global Engagement will support the delivery of the Faculty’s strategy and business plan in relation to our global engagement strategy.  Working directly with the DVC International Development, and on behalf of the Academic Dean, the post holder will determine how to translate this core pillar of our Corporate Plan at a faculty level and provide the leadership to drive effective delivery of the relevant local targets. Candidates will bring experience of managing a relevant academic operation and a track record of securing and delivering large scale and sustainable overseas research and TNE partnerships. 

The role represents an opportunity to take our reputation in global engagement to the next level, if you share our values and ambition and want to be part of this vibrant academic community, we look forward to hearing from you. For full information please visit  

The closing date for applications is midday, Friday 1st May 2020. 

At Coventry we are proud of our diverse student and staff population and encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

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