Head of the School of Mathematics

University of Leeds

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United Kingdom

Position type:

Full time

22 Mar 2019
02 May 2019

Full details:

Reference number: LEE-71486

Job description

Are you an experienced and ambitious academic looking for an exciting senior leadership position? Do you have the ability to provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary to lead the School to successfully develop and deliver the School’s plans through inspiring, motivating and developing staff to achieve their full potential? Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context?

The Head of School of Mathematics will lead and manage the School, maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst leading and delivering excellence in research and education. You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant and complex leadership role in the Faculty, and must be able to lead with a clear vision, collegially engaging others across the School, Faculty and University.

The candidate

You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence. Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and/or student education, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration. 

Further information

The appointment will be from September 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter). For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisor at Berwick Partners; Alex Albone on 0207 529 3061 or email: alex.albone@berwickpartners.co.uk.

For further information about the University of Leeds, the School of Mathematics, and the priorities for the incoming Head of School of Mathematics, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview at the University of Leeds in late June.


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