Job offer in Ireland Head of the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. As part of Vision 2020, the University is seeking to appoint a Head of School who will play a key role in delivering this strategy and supporting the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS), Professor Adrienne Scullion.

Within the Faculty, three new Schools have been created:

  • School of Arts, English and Languages
  • School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
  • School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

These form part of a new five School structure which will support the growth of high quality teaching programmes, research themes, and knowledge transfer initiatives that will cross School boundaries.

The Head of the new School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work will have an internationally recognised research background, with a track record of success in leading and delivering strategic objectives. The appointed candidate will provide academic leadership across the school, be results/outcome driven and have experience of leading change.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor on this appointment. Candidates should apply for this role through our website at using the code below. Click on the ‘apply’ button and follow the instructions to upload a CV and cover letter, and complete the application and equal opportunities monitoring form*. The closing date for applications is noon on 27 March 2017. If you are unable to apply through the website, please email quoting the reference below:

Head of the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Ref: KQBJ

* The equal opportunities monitoring online form will not be shared with anyone involved in assessing your application. Please complete as part of the application process.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from women as females are underrepresented within this job category.

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