Dean of Birmingham Business School

Ref: 5927

University of Birmingham


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Role Managed by:

Danielle WIllard-Kyle

Research Associate

t: 020 3928 7341


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with the seniority of the role

Closing Date: 05/09/2022

The University of Birmingham - a leading member of the Russell Group which is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities - has the resources and ambition to go from strength to strength.  Birmingham Business School (BBS) is a triple-crown accredited Business School with a culture and identity centred on a responsible business and inclusive values.   Our programmes are taught in Birmingham, Dubai, and Singapore, attracting students from 106 countries and had an exceptional set of results in the latest REF. With an international faculty conducting research all over the world, and a global alumni community of around 44,000 graduates, we have a global footprint that ensures worldwide impact.

Against this backdrop, we are now seeking to appoint the next Dean of Birmingham Business School to lead the School forward through its next stage of development, refreshing and implementing a vision for its continued excellence in education, research, student engagement and outcomes in line with the Birmingham 2030 Strategic Framework. The Dean will enjoy a close working relationship with the Vice Chancellor, but as a member of the Board of the College of Social Sciences, will report to the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College, and is responsible for the delivery of the academic, financial and people management of the School as well as leading BBS’s Senior Management Team.

The Dean will also possess an excellent reputation in research and teaching but also have proven leadership and management credentials with an inclusive, collaborative approach, able to build positive relationships internally and externally.

The University would welcome applications from candidates with the qualifications and experience to undertake this role. We are committed to being a fully inclusive and diverse community. We seek and encourage applications for this role from the broadest range of society, including all under-represented groups.

Applications should consist of a covering letter, full CV detailing academic and professional qualifications, employment history, latest remuneration and relevant achievements.

Applications can be uploaded below. Please use quote reference 5927.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 5th September.

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