Head of Department, Finance and Accounting
University of Exeter
Role Managed by:
t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6237
Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research
Salary & Benefits: Competitive
Closing Date: 23/05/2019
Formal Interview Date: TBC
The University of Exeter is a highly ambitious, global institution. A member of the Russell Group and holder of a Gold TEF Award, it has placed consistently in the top ten in the UK and thrives by combining world-class, meaningful research with excellent, innovative education to over 20,000 students, and contributing over £1bn in economic impact. The University’s clear, strong values, unique sense of community and clarity of strategic intent have contributed to its position and ability to sustain itself as one of the top 150 universities in the world.
The University of Exeter Business School has risen to become one of the UK’s leading institutions. Sustained investment and a genuine commitment to excellence in both research and education is creating an innovative and dynamic community addressing the major challenges confronting businesses and society. Nearly 300 academic and professional colleagues are working together to continue this trajectory, aspiring to be a global centre of excellence.
The Business School now seeks to appoint the inaugural Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting. An internationally recognised scholar, they will lead by example, helping to create an ambitious and supportive environment for over 50 faculty, and as a member of the School Executive, contribute to the strategic direction and success of the School as a whole. The successful candidate will demonstrate world-leading and world-changing research with outputs consistently recognised as internationally excellent and have a passion to lead on the School’s commitment to attracting, retaining, supporting and empowering exceptional research, education and leadership talent.
Applications should consist of a full academic CV, together with a brief covering letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria. Informal questions regarding the post should be directed to the University’s appointed advisors, Perrett Laver via Nataliya Mykhalchenko on Nataliya.Mykhalchenko@perrettlaver.com or +44 (0) 20 7340 6237. For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4077. The deadline for applications is noon GMT on Thursday 23rd May 2019.
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