Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & Design

Bath, Somerset (GB)
15 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2017
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design

Faculty of Engineering & Design
Salary:     Competitive Package 
Closing Date:     Sunday 30 July 2017
Interview Date:     To be confirmed 
Reference:     CT4956

Ranked 5th in the UK’s universities and colleges by the Guardian University Guide 2018 and placed 12th in the REF 2014, the University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities with an international reputation for the quality of our research and teaching. Overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, it offers a welcoming, supportive and inspiring environment to work and to live.

In the University’s 50th year, we launched a new strategy. Central to delivering this strategy is the leadership of our outstanding Faculty of Engineering and Design. Consistently rated in the Top 5 nationally, our Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering benefits from recent investment in new buildings and facilities. With 89% of its research ranked as world-leading or excellent, our Department of Mechanical Engineering has excellent industry collaborations from biomechanics to new joint investments in powertrain research facilities. Along with a great track record for employability in our Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, this is a truly international Faculty with great breadth and strong pan-University links.

As a senior member of the executive team, the successful candidate will have a major contribution to make at a strategic and corporate level to the future development of the University. In addition to strong international standing as a scholar you will be a capable and inspiring leader passionate about delivering the highest standards in education. This role provides an excellent opportunity to display senior leadership skills and take forward exciting initiatives in research, teaching, international and corporate partnerships.

The successful applicant will be expected to take up post for the start of the 2018/19 academic year. 

Informal questions regarding the post can be directed to Richard Brooks, Director of Human Resources at

The deadline for applications for this position is 23:59 hrs (BST) on 30 July 2017.  Please note that only on-line applications will be considered, using the “Apply Online” button below.  You are kindly asked to attach a current CV and a covering letter to your application please.