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Position: Chair and Head of Department
Institution: University of Sheffield
Department: Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Duties: To excel in this role, you will have a clear vision of what academic excellence looks like and be able to translate that vision into action, leading your colleagues with insight and enthusiasm. You will ensure that our research remains at the forefront of the discipline, helping to change the world by addressing some of society’s biggest research challenges and educating the world-class engineers of tomorrow. Alongside the role of Head of Department you will continue to develop your own academic career, contributing strongly in teaching, research and scholarship that is recognised internationally for its originality, significance and rigour
Requirements: Our ideal candidate is an internationally renowned Chair with experience of delivering high-quality research in Materials Science. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to provide strong inspirational leadership, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience of developing and delivering high-quality teaching at a variety of levels. A PhD in a relevant discipline is essential. Experience of securing significant research income. Internationally competitive peer reviewedpublications showing evidence of research vision andinnovation. Experience of developing and delivering high-quality teaching at a variety of levels. Substantial external recognition and high professional standing demonstrated by seminar and conference invitations, refereeing of journal publications and research grant applications. Ability to provide effective leadership, both for your own research group and more broadly within the Department. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to conduct effective working relationships. Capacity to contribute effectively to the admissions process
   
Text: Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Recruiters Your Account Find a Job Find PhDs Careers Advice Jobs by Email Your Account Recruiters Back to search results Chair and Head of Department University of Sheffield - Department of Materials Science and Engineering: Faculty of Engineering Location: Sheffield Salary: Competitive Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 4th February 2019 Closes: 10th March 2019 Job Ref: UOS021575 Salary: A competitive salary will be offered in line with the University’s Professorial Pay Scheme: Closing Date: Midnight GMT on Sunday 10 March 2019 We offer an exciting opportunity to lead a world-renowned department of Materials Science and Engineering, building on our existing excellent record to achieve even greater success. Our Department is one of the national leaders in the field. Comprising 160 staff across over 24 different nationalities, we have an enviable long-standing, international reputation for research (rated top 5 in REF 2014) and high-quality teaching. Our research attracts outstandingly high grant income, as well as valued collaborations with industry including Rolls-Royce, GKN, Johnson Matthey, and NDA. Our innovative teaching bridges the gap between academia and industry, and our undergraduates become leaders in the field of Materials. The next period will see opportunity to shape Department's activities following the opening of our Henry Royce Institute-funded Research Development Centre. An experienced and highly effective academic and manager, you will hold the role of Head of Department for your first four years. You will provide strong, strategic leadership to ensure we maintain and develop our reputation for excellence within the increasingly challenging environment of Higher Education. To excel in this role, you will have a clear vision of what academic excellence looks like and be able to translate that vision into action, leading your colleagues with insight and enthusiasm. You will ensure that our research remains at the forefront of the discipline, helping to change the world by addressing some of society’s biggest research challenges and educating the world-class engineers of tomorrow. Alongside the role of Head of Department you will continue to develop your own academic career, contributing strongly in teaching, research and scholarship that is recognised internationally for its originality, significance and rigour. In return we offer a total reward package that includes a highly competitive salary, and a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement. Specific facilities and other benefits to support your research and professional development may be discussed as during the appointment process. Our ideal candidate is an internationally renowned Chair with experience of delivering high-quality research in Materials Science. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to provide strong inspirational leadership, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience of developing and delivering high-quality teaching at a variety of levels. A PhD in a relevant discipline is essential. Applications and enquiries Applications should consist of a CV accompanied by a covering letter, addressing the criteria in the person specification on p6 of this brochure. For further details, please see quoting reference 3987. Informal enquiries may be made to the University’s appointed advisors, Perrett Laver via or 44 (0)20 7340 6200. If, in addition, you would like to talk to someone informally at the University of Sheffield about this job, please contact Professor Dan Allwood: ; ( 44) 114 222 5938. We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please Advert information Type / Role: Subject Area(s): Location(s): Job tools More jobs from University of Sheffield More jobs like this Join in and follow us Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2019 Copyright © jobs.ac.uk 1998 - 2019 IE11 Trigger Browser Upgrade Recommended jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers. For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:
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