Head of the School of Psychology University of Leeds Faculty of Medicine & Health United Kingdom

Head of the School of Psychology


Do you have the ability to provide the strategic vision and leadership necessary to lead the School to successfully develop and deliver the School’s plans through inspiring, motivating and developing staff to achieve their full potential?


Are you passionate about delivering world-leading research and an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context?


You will lead and manage the School of Psychology, maximising strategic opportunities arising from the changing landscape of higher education and the University’s strategic plan, whilst leading and delivering excellence in research and education.


You will be an active member of the University’s Leadership Forum and of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Medicine and Health, promoting a coordinated approach to delivering innovative strategic academic development. You will be taking on a significant and complex leadership role in the Faculty, and must be able to lead with a clear vision, engaging others across the School, Faculty and University.


You will have the leadership skills, ambition and creativity to take forward the development and delivery of the School’s academic strategy and objectives. You will thrive on working collaboratively in a dynamic environment to enhance the reputation of the School with a focus on quality and excellence.


Academic credibility is essential. You will have a sustained track record of excellence in research and/or student education, combined with excellent skills in team working and collaboration.


The appointment will be from August 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter).


The University of Leeds has engaged the services of Berwick Partners (an Odgers Berndtson company), to whom applications should be sent.


You can apply online at: www.berwickpartners.co.uk/71794.


For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisor at Berwick Partners:

Alex Albone - tel: 0207 529 3061, email: alex.albone@berwickpartners.co.uk


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 12 June 2019 at 12 noon.


Location:                         Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service:                Faculty of Medicine & Health

School/Institute:              School of Psychology

Category:                        Academic

                                      University of Leeds Grade 9 - Grade 10 (competitve salary)

Post Type:                       Full Time

Release Date:                  Wednesday 17 April 2019

Closing Date:                    Wednesday 12 June 2019

Reference:                       71794

Downloads:                      Candidate Brief  

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