Head of School of Engineering & Computer Science

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire (GB)
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of School of Engineering & Computer Science
University of Hull
Attractive salary 

The University of Hull is on a journey, one that is led by our commitment to delivering excellent research and a fantastic student experience. Over the last few years the higher education landscape has altered dramatically, and it is imperative as a University that we do not stand still. We are committed to evolving our approach to ensure that we meet the needs of our students, regional, national and global collaborators and partners, both now and in the future.

The School of Engineering and Computer Science currently has over 1,800 students, including over 230 international students and 90 students undertaking postgraduate qualifications. Our strategic ambition is to significantly grow the scale and scope of our offer, and by developing a combined and integrated strategy in support of these two academic fields, there is the opportunity for really innovative and aspirational impact. In response to this ambition, this newly combined school requires an inspirational and visionary leader to drive this initiative. Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering the new Head will substantially grow the School with regard to the scale of its academic activities, research and enterprise output, impact and revenue, industry engagement and student numbers. 

With a keen focus on performance and pursuing excellence in all that we do, we are looking for a strong and ambitious leader to help drive our growth. This is a high profile leadership appointment that requires both academic credibility and the ability to provide strong leadership and vision in promoting excellence in learning and teaching as well as research and enterprise, creating an environment in which these can flourish. 

This is a time of great opportunity for the University of Hull. If you are keen to pursue a stimulating, challenging and professionally fulfilling career, we want to hear from you.  For full information on this appointment and how you can help shape our future and your own, please visit

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 2 March 2018.

University of Hull is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level.