Opportunity Closing Date
Salford - Peel Park Campus
School or Business Unit
School of Science, Engineering & Environment
Full Time Permanent
The University of Salford – School of Science, Engineering and Environment
Head / Director of Human and Natural Sciences
Human and Natural Sciences at Salford
We're investing in the people, technology, and facilities to fuel the growth and impact of Human and Natural Sciences at the University of Salford – a powerhouse of industry engaged innovation in Greater Manchester.
Located within the School of Science, Engineering and Environment, The Directorate of Human and Natural Sciences is diverse, incorporating 4 subject areas: Biology and Wildlife, Biomedicine, Chemical Sciences and Physics. Programme delivery ranges from foundation year, through levels 4 to 6 and Level 7 MSc taught/research provision in all areas.
The Directorate is very research active, with a high proportion of colleagues undertaking research and supervising PhD students. The focus on the university strategy of industrial collaboration (IC) is underpinned by courses that are IC-ready with a number of key Degree Apprentice programmes operational and under development. There are 70 academic staff supporting the Directorate and over 1800 students
You will report directly to the Deputy Dean of School, work collaboratively as a key member of the School executive team, and you will have full responsibility and accountability for the development and operation of the Directorate, including leading on culture, strategy and planning.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for candidates who have a sustained track record of success in leadership and management with a background of substantial personal achievement in research, education and/or advanced practice in a relevant field.
The title of Professor is available if you meet the University of Salford's criteria for Professorial appointment.
What's in it for you?
Competitive salary – Management Scale Negotiable and excellent pension scheme.
Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy additional holiday days
Flexible, agile and hybrid working - we support a culture of both flexible and agile working subject to business requirements
Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong
If you have any questions or would like to discuss this opportunity please get in touch with Stacey Winnard-Corlett firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview Date: Monday 12th December 2022
HANS Director Job Description.pdf – 191KB