Associate Dean: Research and Innovation

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taf
Starting £78,269 per annum
18 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
10 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of South Wales (USW) takes pride in being a vocationally focused University, preparing students for jobs in key sectors in Wales and beyond. We have an ambitious 2030 strategic plan for growth, sustainability, and excellence in student outcomes that have included the reshaping of our faculty structures and the creation of Heads of Subject, who will lead our subject teams in providing the highest levels of student outcomes and developing industry-ready graduates. 
The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science (CES) is one of three faculties at USW. Offering courses in the main STEM subjects as well as more niche areas such as cyber security, forensic science and sustainable environment.  All our courses are industry-linked with an emphasis on employability.

We are seeking to appoint an Associate Dean: Research and Innovation to be a member of the faculty senior leadership team. The successful individual will lead Research and Innovation for the Faculty, including REF. Responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of all research and innovation activity, including the line management of research and innovation group leads, providing direction and guidance to Deputy Dean and Heads of Subject relating to growth and development of research and innovation in their areas. A leader who embodies the values we place at the heart of everything we do: professional; responsive; creative; inspiring; and collaborative.  

This role is based principally at USW’s Pontypridd campus, with regular attendance at USW’s other campuses.

This is a full-time permanent post. 

For an informal conversation about this post please contact Jackie Ridley at Alumni on 

Further information 
 Find out what we're looking for from our Deputy Vice Chancellor, Donna Whitehead: 
To find out more about USW including our Strategies click here:  
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