Dean for the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Belfast (GB)
03 Apr 2017
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03 May 2017
Academic Discipline
Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
Contract Type
Full Time

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Dean for the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Queen’s is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With an annual turnover in excess of £300 million, over 23,000 students and 3,700 staff, it plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos. Having invested more than £100 million in research infrastructure, buildings, equipment and facilities on the Health Sciences Campus, Queen’s is seeking to appoint a Dean for the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.

The next Dean will be a clinically qualified academic with an internationally recognised research record, who will advance research through the new Institute for Health Sciences. They will ensure the delivery of outstanding modern medical, dental and biomedical sciences curricula, consistent with the stated educational objectives of the General Medical Council, General Dental Council and the Institute for Biomedical Sciences respectively. The post holder will lead an ambitious growth strategy and influence and engage with government, the health services and industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a considerable difference to the future wellbeing of the region.

For further information on how to apply, please visit the Perrett Laver website at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates and quote reference 2974.

The deadline for applications is 17:00 on Friday 5 May 2017.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as people with disabilities and females are currently under-represented within the Professoriate, it would particularly welcome applications from these groups.