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Dean of Doctoral School

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Vacancy Id: 9309

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: Competitive Salary

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 1 March 2023 at 23:55

 

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THIS JOB HAS NOW CLOSED

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role leading the new UAL Doctoral School, providing academic leadership for the University’s doctoral programmes. 

Based at our High Holborn site the Doctoral School will provide focus, advocacy and a dedicated space for cross-University Post Graduate Research activities.

As Dean of the Doctoral School, you will be responsible for ensuring there is a programme of coordinated PGR student training and development across the University and ensuring alignment with the University’s commitment to the Concordat on Researcher Development. You will develop the University’s research culture for PGR students through leading the development of a cross University programme of events and activities hosted by the Doctoral Centre.  

You will support the University in delivering key aspects of the new research strategy and in meeting our strategic ambitions to grow PhD student numbers while improving student outcomes and the research student experience, as well as increase our international partnerships and opportunities. You will have responsibility for current and new doctoral training collaborations and partnerships, including research degree validation partnerships. 

About you

You will hold a PhD in any disciplinary field.  

You will have a record of leadership and commitment to excellence in Post Graduate Research including student experience. You will have an understanding of the contextual and strategic issues affecting PGR programme delivery in the UK. You will have a demonstrable knowledge of academic provision, trends and issues in Universities, both national and global.

You will be an effective communicator with the ability to communicate in a compelling and influential way. You will apply innovative approaches in leading academic programmes and be able to implement and manage change effectively. 

Closing Date: Wednesday, 1 March 2023

Provisional Interview Date: Monday, 20 March 2023

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser via email at RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 2965. 

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is home to a diverse body of over 6,000 academic, professional and technical staff who support more than 21,000 students from 130 countries.

The University is made up of 6 renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings.

Our culture

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Vacancy Id: 9309

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: Competitive Salary

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 1 March 2023 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying

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