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[ecrea] Professor and Head of the Leicester Media School

Thu Nov 07 11:05:58 GMT 2013

Professor and Head of the Leicester Media School
Faculty of Technology, De Montfort University

Full Time, Permanent Contract
Salary to be set by the Vice Chancellor in accordance with the Senior Staff Pay and Grading Structure

De Montfort is a university of quality and distinctiveness, with life changing research at the heart of our innovative teaching. Partnerships are vital to our growth, from well-developed international collaborations to vibrant links with local and national industry.

Located in the centre of Leicester, the university is home to more than 27,000 students and 2,700 staff. Our supportive environment and internationally renowned research inspires students to make a real difference in society, and our focus on vocational and professional skills sees our graduates have successful and fulfilling careers with the likes of the BBC, Warner Bros, NHS, Porsche, HSBC, Sky TV, Dyson, Nike, GlaxoSmithKline and many more.

The Faculty of Technology comprises the Leicester Media School, the School of Computer Science and Informatics and the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development. It comprises 165 academic staff and 40 professional services staff. Total faculty turnover is £25m, of which £3.5m is generated from research grants, contracts and commercial activity. There are 2,400 undergraduate taught students, over 300 postgraduate taught students and over 350 postgraduate research students.

This is a challenging career opportunity. You will bring fresh and innovative leadership to this newly formed school. With your support and guidance, the School will be successful in delivering a diverse teaching, learning and research portfolio, across Arts, Design, Humanities and Technology. You will have personal academic standing, meet the criteria for a professorial title and will be able to demonstrate substantial experience of effective leadership of people and programmes and be capable of developing a strategic vision for the new school.

Reference Number: 7965
Closing date: 1 December 2013
Interview date: To be confirmed

All applicants should complete an application form, either online or emailed (tovacancy /at/  quoting reference; 7965
Applicants are asked to provide suitable daytime and evening contact details.

Equal opportunities

The policy of De Montfort University (DMU) is that no person should be discriminated against by reason of their race, colour, ethnic or natural origin, nationality, religious belief, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, hours of work, disability or union membership/non membership.

If you have a disability we will make any necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to attend an interview, if selected. Please let us know on your application about any adjustments that are necessary to make this possible.

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