Head of School of Engineering And Sustainable Development

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
30 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Head of School of Engineering And Sustainable Development
Faculty of Technology
Full-Time, Permanent 
Grade Senior: Salary to be determined by the Vice-Chancellor

This is an exciting time to join De Montfort University, and the Faculty of Technology. DMU is proud to be recognised as a university ranked Gold under the recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award is recognition of the consistently outstanding teaching and learning on offer at DMU and the extraordinary impact that has on our students. Under the leadership of the new PVC Dean for Faculty of Technology the Faculty is looking to make a number of key senior appointments. As Head of School of Engineering and Sustainable Development, you will lead the School in its core activities of teaching, research and consultancy, building upon our national and international reputation. You will provide strategic leadership, manage the School’s resources and staff and foster a culture of excellence.

You will also be an active member of the Faculty Executive Committee. With a strong background in any area of the School’s engineering provision, you will be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for the breadth of programmes offered by the School and be able to lead in the development of new programmes. You will be a persuasive communicator and positive champion of practice-based education and research in the discipline and have the ability to attract leading practitioners, academics and experts to engage with the School. 

Depending on your qualification, skills and experience, you may be eligible for Professorial status. 

Equality & Diversity

We are committed to supporting all our staff and hold diversity awards in recognition of our work in this regard including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality, Stonewall, Disability Confident and a prestigious Race Equality Charter Mark. Development and networking opportunities are provided for all our new starters. 

Staff benefits:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 35 days additional to bank holidays and concessionary days
  • Work-life balance working options 
  • Child care vouchers
  • Career development opportunities

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr. Richard Bull (Deputy Dean and Interim Head of School) on 0116 207 8063
An application form and further details are available from our website

Closing Date: Sunday 26 November 2017