Head of School and Dean of Education

Northern Ireland
16 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Queen’s University Belfast

Head of School and Dean of Education        

Ref: 18/106645

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The School has 600 staff and 2600 undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is made up of three education centres, (Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences) and the Global Research Institute for Health Sciences, incorporating three research centres – Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Experimental Medicine and Public Health – all with a major focus on translational research. The School is driven by a commitment to enhance and improve the quality of life and health care provision available to patients through high-quality research programmes and enhanced educational opportunities and training for future generations of doctors, dentists, scientists and researchers.

Applications are invited for the post of Head of the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences. The Head of School, working with Directors of Research and Education, will provide leadership and set the strategic direction of the School. He/she will represent the School and University nationally and internationally and will be fully responsible for the management of all devolved financial, physical and human resources, as well as for corporate governance and quality assurance. 

The Head of School must be a clinical academic and will be appointed to an appropriate Chair within the Faculty. The successful applicant will be someone of significant clinical academic standing and have a proven track record of success in leading and managing effective change within a complex and dynamic environment.

Reporting to the Pro Vice Chancellor in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, and working closely with the School’s Directors of Education and Research, the Head of School will provide academic and strategic leadership to the School, establishing and maintaining an environment of excellence which enables education, research and scholarship to flourish.

Queen’s has generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits. We also provide attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

Further information about the Centre can be found at www.qub.ac.uk/schools/mdbs/

Professor salary will be determined in accordance with the Professorial ranges as applied within the University.

Closing date:   Friday 24 August 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. 

Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on HR@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability 

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.