Head of the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

University of Leeds School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Head of the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Can you provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary for the School to successfully develop and deliver its 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?

You will lead and manage the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, 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 Faculty 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, engaging others across the School, Faculty and University.

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 busy and 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, with demonstrable evidence to provide leadership in both, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.

This represents an opportunity for a senior scholar proficient in inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary working to shape collectively the future of a diverse School at a leading Russell Group University. You will be able to obtain very quickly a detailed working knowledge of the School’s complex, multi-disciplinary operations, including a wide variety of research and a range of programmes of both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

As an international research-intensive university with a strong commitment to student education, we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds and from across the world.

In line with this vision, the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability, and aspire to further diversify our Faculty community. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been under-represented in the University including, but not limited to, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse applicants; applicants who identify as LGBTQIA+; and applicants with disabilities.

The University of Leeds has engaged the services of Berwick Partners (an Odgers Berndtson company), to whom applications should be sent.

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For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisor at Berwick Partners:

Elizabeth James
Partner
D: +44 121 654 5924

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Category: Academic
Salary: Competitive salary
Post Type: Full Time
Release Date: Wednesday 02 March 2022
Closing Date: Tuesday 19 April 2022
Reference: 85420

 

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