Dean of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience, College of Arts

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University of Glasgow


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Role Managed by:

Xavier Thomason

Research Associate

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 11/04/2023

From uncovering the University’s historic relationship with the transatlantic slave trade to tracing the legacy of Robert Burns and his peers to pioneering new digital and practice-based methodologies, the University of Glasgow has been changing the world since 1451. It is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and has consistently been at the forefront of innovation, transforming lives and delivering world-changing impact for almost 600 years. The University was the Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2020, named the Scottish University of the Year by The Times in 2021 and is one of the world’s top 100 universities.

Despite the institution’s unique history and firmly established reputation of excellence, Glasgow remains firmly focused on the future, investing in infrastructure and people to be the home of the world changers of today and tomorrow. As such, there has never been a better time to join the University.

The University of Glasgow is now seeking an innovative, forward-thinking leader to join the College of Arts as Dean of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience. The postholder will be an instrumental part of the College Management Group, contributing to the overall leadership of the College and working with colleagues, students and other stakeholders to drive excellence across  the College’s four Schools and within the wider University. Focused on both undergraduate and postgraduate taught provision across the broad portfolio of arts and humanities subjects, this position will have significant scope to deliver change.

A true advocate and champion for the student experience, with the ambition and energy to drive continuous improvement and the ability to engage and inspire, the postholder will encourage consistently high-quality, creative and effective approaches to  all areas of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience. They will have a collegiate and inclusive style with a demonstrable track record of and commitment to leading relevant strategic initiatives in complex, research-led environments.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 11th April at 23.59 BST.

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