Dean and Head of School

Dublin (IE)
02 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean and Head of School
Ref: 009556

College of Health and Agricultural Sciences
UCD School of Medicine
Temporary, 5 year post

Applications are invited for a temporary 5 year appointment as Dean and Head of School, UCD School of Medicine. 

The role of Dean and Head of School is one of the most important and challenging academic leadership positions in the University. The success of the University is crucially dependent on the calibre of our Heads of School. 
Working in partnership with and reporting to the College Principal, the Dean and Head of School is responsible for the provision of strategic and executive leadership to the School.  The key responsibility of the office holder is ensuring the School’s education, research and innovation goals and to develop and implement strategies to successful deliver on these objectives.

To allow a Dean and Head of School to have significant influence on the strategic direction and performance of the School, the normal term for a Head of School will be 5 years, with the possibility of renewal in certain circumstances.

Salary: This is a senior academic appointment at the level of Head of School within UCD.  Remuneration will be at the approved Professorial level.  

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (local Irish Time) on Friday, 15 September 2017.
Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified.  Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD do not accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.