Director of Graduate Studies

5 days left

Location
London (West) (GB)
Salary
£45,197 to £51,271 per annum
Posted
25 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Director of Graduate Studies

Ref:  GS017

The University of West London is a leading modern university specialising in the education and development of exceptional creative, business and service professionals. The University has one of the best employment rates in the country with 96% of students in work within six months of graduating. It has the highest student satisfaction of any London university, and has risen 37 places in the Good University Guide 2017. We are now seeking exceptional individuals to build on this success and help the University secure its ambition to be consistently the best modern University in London.

The Graduate School supports the experience of PhD students and PhD supervisors by running courses to support their development. We act as a beacon of postgraduate research development by promoting scholarship, facilitating networking opportunities and encouraging publications and dissemination of research.

The focus of Director of Studies role is on academic and pastoral advice, and championing postgraduate and doctoral education across the University, and beyond. Specifically, the post holder will oversee the administrative and academic running of the provision for doctoral and postgraduate students, working closely with the Head of the School, the administrative team, and academic partners across the institution.

The successful individual will be expected to be an active supervisor. We are seeking candidates with experience of programme design, supervision, online education, quality assurance. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and a genuine enthusiasm for research and doctoral education are essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Professor Joelle Fanghanel, Pro Vice-Chancellor.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Closing date for receipt of applications to the above post is 15/12/2016

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing

CVs without an online application will not be accepted