Head of Department School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

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University of Greenwich

Greenwich Campus

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Role Managed by:

Lucy Platts

Research Associate

t: 020 7340 6279

e: lucy.platts@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: £75,906 to £88,607 per annum

Closing Date: 19/12/2022

Formal Interview Date: Early to mid-February 2023 - To be confirmed

The University of Greenwich is home to a truly global community of staff and students, we have ambitions to develop our already successful School into a world leading centre for innovation in teaching, research, knowledge exchange and student enterprise.

Do you have a track record of academic achievement across teaching, research and/or professional practice in a relevant subject area? Do you have significant experience of strategic and operational leadership in education or industry? If so, we want to hear from you.

Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting our academic teams to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life. The School enjoys high levels of student engagement and a strong team of internationally recognised staff who work in partnership with professional bodies, industry, research and academic networks. We are equally proud of our strong network of successful Alumni.

We are seeking an outstanding individual to join our Faculty Senior Team as Head of School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences. Reporting to the Deputy Dean, you will provide strategic and operational leadership for the School that covers a wide range of disciplines.  In particular, we are looking to grow and develop our expertise in data science and artificial intelligence so experience in these areas would be an advantage. You will provide strong academic leadership and vision for your School driven by a commitment to Teaching and Student Experience and Research and Knowledge Exchange. The School also enjoys a number of international educational collaborations with institutes spread around the world.  

Successful candidates will act as an advocate for change and will have significant experience at senior manager level within an education or industry-based organisation of comparable size and complexity. 

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as the vision, values and aspirations of the University of Greenwich.

Applications should consist of a full academic curriculum vitae detailing relevant qualifications and experience, full employment history and achievements. CVs should be accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly how candidates meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, why the appointment is of interest and what they believe they can bring to the role. 

For further information and instructions on how to apply, please click on the 'download further details' button below.

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Monday 19th December 2022.

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome, and should be made to Research Associate, Lucy Platts on Lucy.Platts@perrettlaver.com or +44 (0)20 7340 6279.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values. The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.