UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Posted
05 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
07 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University of Birmingham

Appointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Our heritage as Britain’s first civic university is combined with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education. With sector-leading initiatives, the University is investing in its intellectual capacity, its beautiful campus and its student experience. Quite simply, at the University of Birmingham we make things happen.

Birmingham is a leading member of the Russell Group and a founder member of the Universitas 21 global network of research universities. Ranked in the top 100 universities globally and in the top 20 in all domestic league tables, the quality of what we do at Birmingham is widely recognised. 

We are seeking an inspirational leader for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College is a member of the University Executive Board with full responsibility for leading the College and its Schools of Psychology, Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Biosciences, and Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. 

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant community over 700 academic and professional services staff. The College has exciting and ambitious plans over the next ten years to increase research income and quality, as well as supporting all of our students both on-campus, overseas and through our developing distance-learning offer. The College is strongly placed to be in the vanguard of the University’s ambitions to be firmly established as a leading global University, through its commitment to internationalisation at all levels, including emerging contributions to our new Dubai campus. 

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College is a member of the University Executive Board with full responsibility for leading the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College will drive continued academic improvement, provide financial and managerial leadership and sustain the highest levels of excellence across all of the College’s activities.

In joining the leadership team of an ambitious and successful university you will have an enviable track record for your research in one of the Life and Environmental Sciences, a commitment to outstanding education, proven leadership and management credentials, and the vision and capability to enhance the College. As a member of an outstanding leadership team you will have the opportunity to shape initiatives across the University. 

Perrett Laver is acting as an employment agency advisor to the University of Birmingham on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies using reference 3538. Applications should be received by noon on Monday 7th May 2018.