Dean of Psychology

London (East), London (Greater)
18 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean of Psychology
University of East London
Competitive Salary

The University of East London is a vibrant institution that provides transformational academic and enterprise opportunities to its staff and students.  Located across three campuses in bustling East London, UEL hosts a student community of over 19,000 individuals drawn from 120 nationalities. Diversity and originality are key to our approach and as such, we are seeking an exceptional individual to be our new Dean of Psychology.

Our School of Psychology is over 50 years old and is one of the largest in the United Kingdom. It was ranked first for research impact in REF 2014 and was one of only four submissions to receive a 100% 4* rating.  We offer BPS accredited Under-Graduate degrees and have a large, thriving doctoral community of over 250 individuals.  We have outstanding laboratory facilities and have long been cited as an innovative school in that we have developed and run courses well ahead of other institutions. 

Dean of Psychology is a prestigious, high profile post and we are seeking to appoint an individual with the vision and drive to take the School on to the next stage in its development.  An accomplished academic manager and leader, candidates should be passionate about the student experience and have a compelling personal vision for the strategic direction of under-graduate and post-graduate progression.  He or she will have an innate understanding of the research landscape and the wherewithal to provide leadership across a diverse and high performing Faculty.  Finally and importantly, a strong personal buy-in to the ethos and ambition of UEL will be vital.

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