Associate Dean Research and Enterprise

Kingston Upon Thames, London (GB)
23 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Dean Research and Enterprise
Kingston University and St George’s, University of London
Tooting, London or Kingston 
Competitive salary

Kingston University is a thriving modern Institution with significant ambitions. Under the leadership of its new Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steven Spier, it is poised and ready to adopt its new corporate plan, which will herald a new chapter in its history. Having won the 2017 Guardian Award for Teaching Excellence, Kingston University is seeking to develop the extent to which it further enhances the life chances of its diverse student body and contributes to society as a whole.

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is a joint enterprise between Kingston University and St George’s, University of London. The Faculty offers a blend of multidisciplinary expertise, a strong commitment to research, and a reputation for partnership working. The innovation, enterprise, and teaching excellence of Kingston University and adept clinical research at St George’s, University of London complement and strengthen this charter. Disciplines covered include nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, radiography, rehabilitation sciences, social work, education, and research; as well as a range of workforce development, modules, and study days. 

The role of Associate Dean Research and Enterprise is responsible for leadership, management, development, and co-ordination of Research and Enterprise in the Faculty at both an operational and strategic level. This includes driving both the quality and quantity of research outputs, increasing grant funding receipts and oversight of postgraduate research programmes. With a strong personal research profile, the successful candidate will have significant knowledge and experience of leading Research in a Higher Education environment, including a track record of successfully bidding for funding and engaging with external partners. Finally, they will be passionate about the role that research can play in the further development of health services in the UK and beyond. 

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