Head of School (Internal Applicants Only)

Job Reference : S&E-11200
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 19/01/2018
Salary : Honorarium to be agreed
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : -
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : Available from 1 April 2018 until 31 March 2022

An Honorarium will be paid for the duration of the post

Professor Richard Winpenny will be standing down as Head of School in March 2018 to pursue a prestigious EPSRC Established Career Fellowship.

We are now looking to appoint a Head of School who will actively engage in setting the strategic direction of the School both nationally and internationally as well as undertaking and directing original research of international standing and developing the teaching programmes.

To be successful in the role you must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to the goals and vision of the School, Faculty and University and show the ability to create a sense of unity and common purpose.

You will be a highly motivated leader; a strategic thinker with an open, collegial, leadership style and a proven ability to build strong relationships with all colleagues based on the pursuit of common goals.  Additionally, you will possess the academic credentials necessary to shape the discipline nationally and internationally through learned societies, professional bodies or equivalent structures.

You will have a strong record of academic achievement, and leadership experience, which will command the respect of colleagues.

Candidates are requested to submit a short CV together with a covering letter outlining their vision for the School to Nuala Taberner, PA to the Head of Faculty HR via email:  nuala.taberner@manchester.ac.uk    

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Martin Schroder

Tel:  0161 306 9119

Email: m.schroder@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.