Head of Graduate School

University of Leeds
June 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£66,857 to £82,179
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (for 3 ye
Working Time:Part time
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Head of Graduate School

Faculty Head of Graduate School

The role will be recognised in the workload model with an allowance of 50% FTE

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

The Faculty Head of Graduate School is responsible, on behalf of the Faculty Executive Dean and the Doctoral College, for shaping the strategic development of postgraduate research (PGR) in the Faculty.

The post-holder will work with the Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College and Faculty Pro-Dean for Research & Innovation to strengthen postgraduate research, to maintain academic standards, to assure the quality of the PGR experience, to develop the international reputation of the University, and to develop and execute a strategic approach to PGR recruitment and forecasting in line with University strategies.

Guiding the Faculty's postgraduate strategy and policy, the Faculty Head of Graduate School will take a lead on recruitment and studentship matters for PGRs, including the monitoring of recruitment, progress, examination and completion of postgraduate researcher candidatures. The post-holder will play a key role in developing and supporting the work to raise the profile of postgraduate research study within the Faculty.

The post-holder will be expected to work in accordance with the University's policies, procedures, and values, promoting academic excellence through integrity, inclusiveness, professionalism, and community.

The post is expected to be 50% FTE for a period of three years, renewable for a further two years with the approval of the Faculty Executive Dean and Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College. The post-holder will be accountable to the Faculty's Executive Dean, with secondary reporting lines to the Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College and Faculty's Pro-Dean for Research & Innovation.

Applicants will need to hold an academic post at Grade 9 or 10.

Your application should include:

  • A supporting statement providing evidence to support each requirement listed on the ‘ Qualifications and skills ' section of the Candidate Brief (no more than two sides of A4, minimum font size 11);
  • An academic curriculum vitae, including a list of your publications;
  • To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Professor Alan Haywood, Executive Dean, Faculty of Environment

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Environment School/Institute: Environment Faculty Offices Category: Academic Grade: Grade 10 Salary: £66,857 to £82,179 per annum pro-rata 50% Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (for 3 years in the first instance, available from 1 September 2024) Release Date: Friday 07 June 2024 Closing Date: Friday 21 June 2024 Reference: ENVFO1130 Downloads: Candidate Brief

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