Head of School – Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work

Opening Date:
26 Sep 2017
Closing Date:
22 Oct 2017
Salary Range:

Applications are invited for this Head of School post. The successful candidate’s principal responsibility will be to lead, manage and assure a high quality student and staff experience, and act as a role model and facilitator to staff to deliver excellence in all aspects of their role including research and enterprise activities.

The School of Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work has a staffing establishment of ~ 37FTE Academic staff and professional service staff who deliver undergraduate and postgraduate courses to over 700 students. The School is structured into three sections: Public Health, Midwifery and Social Work

The successful candidate will be an ambitious and experienced academic, with a relevant recognised status or professional background, experienced in research and/or enterprise activity in a relevant area, and able to evidence effective strategic leadership. You will have a sound and full appreciation of the complexity and operations required in contemporary health and care environment and HE.

Consideration will be given to conferring the title of Professor provided that the applicant meets the University’s published criteria.

Informal enquiries to the Dean of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Debra Teasdale, on 01227 922822 or dean.health@canterbury.ac.uk

Interviews are to be held: 3 November 2017

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page: www.canterbury.ac.uk

Please ensure you upload a covering letter and CV in support of your application.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at hr.recruitment@canterbury.ac.uk quoting reference number FHH0989. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.