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Dean of School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Salary range: 
Competitive salary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the University of Suffolk as Dean of the newly formed School of Social Sciences & Humanities. Taking a leading role, you will develop the School’s portfolio and student experience and will drive a culture of enterprise, business engagement and research excellence. 

The role requires someone who can work collaboratively with staff in the School and externally to produce a portfolio of attractive, high quality courses in a wide range of subject areas that will secure substantial student cohorts; someone who is extensively well networked with relevant discipline and professional communities and who can make a decisive difference to the University of Suffolk and its place in the region.

A professorial appointment will be available to candidates who meet the relevant criteria.

To discuss the role of Dean of Social Sciences & Humanities, please contact Professor Mohammad Dastbaz, Deputy Vice Chancellor, via / 01473 338019.

Closing date for applications:  27 June 2019

Interview date:  17 July 2019

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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