Deputy Dean: Faculty of Health & Society

Opening Date:
23 May 2016
Closing Date:
19 Jun 2016
Salary Range:

Located in the heart of England, the University of Northampton is a professional and vocational oriented University with a reputation for excellent student support and for achieving social impact; we are the only Ashoka University in England and Wales. As the sole university in our county, we have a strong regional presence, and a rapidly expanding international reach.

As part of an institutional reorganisation, we are now recruiting Deputy Deans for three of our new Faculties. This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate to a new state of the art, vibrant, town centre campus in 2018. We want to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact, and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of ‘Transforming Lives + Inspiring Change’.

The post of Deputy Dean is a key senior appointment within the Faculty. The successful applicant will work closely with the Faculty Dean and the Subject Leaders to deliver the University’s Strategic and Operational Plans. Areas of specific responsibility will include ensuring the quality of the student experience through strong academic leadership, managing people and resources, developing research capacity, and playing a major role in the overall success of the new academic structure of the University and the Faculty.

List of courses within the Faculty of Health & Society:

  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Paramedic Science
  • Sociology (including Criminology)
  • Podiatry
  • Midwifery
  • Psychology
  • Nursing Sport
  • Exercise & Life Science
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

Interview date: 28th June 2016

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

We are an AshokaU accredited Changemaker University that believes in providing students and staff with the opportunity to change their world for the better.