Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences - applications invited

Applications are invited for the post of Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences.

We wish to recruit an outstanding person who will continue to build on the Faculty's excellent reputation.  A senior member of the Executive team, the Dean will also have a major contribution to make at strategic corporate level to the future development of the University as a whole.

In addition to strong international standing as a scholar and commitment to maintaining an active research profile, the successful candidate will be an energetic and dynamic leader with the vision to provide strategic direction for the Faculty.

Acting as an ambassador for the Faculty both internally and externally, the successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and management skills and will inspire and motivate the team to deliver their shared vision for the Faculty.

We offer a competitive salary that recognises the seniority and wide ranging responsibilities of the role.

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Kevin Edge, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, on ext 6963 or email

Further information, including the job description and details of how to apply, is available at

The deadline for applications is 4 March 2013. Formal interviews will be held on 18 April 2013.

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