Head of School of Energy & Electronic Engineering

Portsmouth, Hampshire (GB)
£76,518 - £84,316 per annum
23 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2023
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Technology

School of Energy & Electronic Engineering


Head of School of Energy & Electronic Engineering


Employment type:  Fixed-term (Five years)

Employment basis:  Full-time

Salary: £76,518 - £84,316 per annum  

Post number: ZZ004566-2

Date published: 23 February 2023

Closing date: 19 March 2023

Interview date: 04 April 2023

The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The Faculty of Technology are seeking to appoint an exceptional and experienced individual, with an appropriate academic experience, to lead the School of Energy and Electronic Engineering. 

The School engages in teaching and applied research in the fields of electronic engineering, energy and power systems, and renewable energy engineering. This combination provides a unique mix of subjects to advance the profile of future developments in addressing big societal challenges related to energy storage, renewable energy, automation and autonomous systems.

As Head of School you will be responsible for leading and managing the academic business of the School in relation to both strategic and operational matters. In this respect you will play a leading role and will be responsible for implementing plans at School level and will have significant responsibility for staff line management including all aspects of staff development. Approachable and visible you will work in partnership with the Faculty Executive Team and senior staff to provide decisive leadership. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to take the initiative to shape the future of the School in era of renewed demand for electrical and energy education, professional skills and research.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Professor Djamel Ait-Boudaoud (Executive Dean of Faculty of Technology) at djamel.ait-boudaoud@port.ac.uk or contact +44 (0)23 9284 2014

The University of Portsmouth believes this role is eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa, and meets the minimum salary requirements to obtain the minimum points requirement. 

We are strongly dedicated to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within our community. As an Athena SWAN and Race Equality Charter award holder, a member of Stonewall and a Disability Confident Employer we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, regardless of your background. We welcome applications from all talented people. In addition, we want our workforce to be representative of our diverse student population. Please see our EDI Framework and objectives.

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For detailed information about the vacancy: ZZ004566-2 - Head of School of Energy & Electronic Engineering.docx

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