Deputy Head of School (Education)

Southampton, United Kingdom
Competitive: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
16 May 2023
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Southampton Business School

Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: Competitive: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience (Level 7)
Closing Date: Tuesday 13 June 2023
Reference: 2289723TR

Southampton Business School (SBS) is placed at the centre of the University of Southampton, a top 100 University in the world, ranked 78th (QS), and a founding member of the Russell Group Universities. SBS hosts a vibrant and diverse community of scholars and students. It has grown substantially in breadth and size in the recent years, covering all core business and management disciplines via six Departments: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Decision Analytics and Risk, Digital and Data-Driven Marketing, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, and Strategy Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

SBS academics conduct cutting edge research and publish consistently in world-class journals. Research activity within SBS is coordinated through ten multidisciplinary research centres. The longest established research centre is the Centre for Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems (CORMSIS), which ranks 39th (QS) in the world. Building on its continued success, SBS is now ranked in the top quartile of the research-intensive business schools in the UK, with a strong research environment which is ranked 12th (REF2021) in the UK. The School has an ambitious growth plan, which includes investments in people and relocation to a state of art business building.

They are now seeking to appoint a new Deputy Head of School (Education). This role supports the Head of School and Faculty Associate Dean (Education) in the development and implementation of the School strategic plan that reflects the strategic ambitions of the Southampton Business School, and delivers the University and Faculty strategies, and leads and monitors the implementation of that plan within the School.   

The ideal candidate will have a significant track record of education leadership within a subject area relevant to the School, as well as evidence of providing visionary and strategic direction in the development of education. They will bring knowledge and awareness of sector strategies and developments, of government policy, and the strategies of the funding / regulatory bodies, and ideally have a PhD (or equivalent professional qualification).

This post is offered on a tenured basis for a period of five years, At the end of this tenure, the successful candidate will have the option to return to a substantive Professorial Fellow position within the Business School.

To download additional information, and to apply, please visit the website of the University’s recruitment partners Society by clicking here.

To book a confidential conversation or for more information, please contact Vasile Boico at or call +44 (0)20 653 0479.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday on Tuesday, 13 June 2023.

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We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.

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