Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Southampton, Hampshire (GB)
06 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Southampton
Appointment of Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

The University of Southampton is a world-leading university, changing the world for the better by tackling real-world issues. A founding member of the Russell Group of universities, listed as one of the top 100 Universities in the world, the University works extensively with industry, governments and research funders to make a global impact. 

The University is seeking to appoint a new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. The thriving and multidisciplinary faculty, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, enjoys an outstanding reputation for medical education and research. Employing over 1,100 staff and with a budget of over £100 million, the Faculty houses the academic units of Cancer Sciences, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Human Development Health, Primary Care and Population Sciences, and Medical Education. 

Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor, and a member of the University Executive Board, the Dean will provide inspirational and strategic leadership to the Faculty, playing a very significant role in developing an exciting vision for the future which will build on many areas of outstanding strength. The Dean will promote excellence in education and research, and continue to develop strong external partnerships, both nationally and internationally, to ensure that the Faculty is well-positioned to take advantage of opportunities to advance its research and that students receive a high-quality education and experience.

The successful candidate will bring outstanding leadership ability and a deep understanding of the strategic imperatives in leading and developing an internationally-recognised medical school. With a successful track record of senior management in an analogous context, applicants will have considerable academic and personal credibility, as well as a commitment to working collaboratively and in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders.

For further details, including a job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit quoting reference 3281. Applications will close on Monday 11th December 2017.

Salary commensurate with the seniority of the role.