Head of the Department of Psychology, Sociology & Politics

Sheffield, South Yorkshire (GB)
£71,654 to £78,404 per annum
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of the Department of Psychology, Sociology & Politics 
Senior Staff Grade - £71,654 to £78,404 per annum dependent on experience
Development And Society 
Full time
Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic universities, with around 31,500 students, 4,400 staff, and an annual turnover of more than £266m. We are known for our exceptional teaching which gives students distinctive knowledge, skills, and attributes; for research which makes a real difference; for engagement that links the University to the city, region, and the world beyond; and for the quality of our services and professionalism. Our mission is simple: we transform lives. We do this by preparing our students for successful careers and life after graduation, and by creating knowledge through research and industry partnerships that provide practical solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges.

This is a great opportunity to join the Faculty of Development and Society as we seek to appoint an outstanding leader with the confidence and vision to be our next Head of the Department of Psychology, Sociology & Politics. You will lead a group of committed and high performing academics and have gravitas and creativity to inspire the Department to greater achievements.
A track record of developing and managing a range of successful external partnerships, internal teams, and academic portfolios and a commitment to excellence in student and staff experience aligned to the values of the University is key to succeeding in this role.

We are an ambitious university determined to lead.

Closing date: 5 February 2018.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.
For non-EU applicants, we may be able to offer a certificate of sponsorship for this job if required.