School of Creative Arts & Engineering

Job Description

Associate Dean Research and Enterprise School of Creative Arts & Engineering

Staffordshire University is on a journey to become the foremost modern higher education institution in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence. We are therefore looking for inspirational and effective people to take us to the next stage. We are driven by our values which underpin everything we do, and our colleagues live our values every day. We are daring, curious and proud of our region and people.

Our transformation has been externally recognised and in 2018 we entered the World University rankings and are a top 50 UK university in the Guardian tables. We are in the top 10 for teaching quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

We have ambitious research goals to go alongside our student-focussed aims including tripling our research income, increasing international research collaborations, and growing the number of PhD researchers; to this end, we are making significant investments in research.

We are therefore seeking an Associate Dean – Research and Enterprise (ADRE) for the School of Creative Arts and Engineering.  As part of the School Management Team the postholder will lead and drive research and enterprise within the School, and will work on cross-university activities with the ADREs from other Schools.  You will be an excellent researcher in your own right, with the skills to lead and manage the School’s research and enterprise activities, and work on cross-university projects, in line with the next stage of the University’s transformation journey.

We are a University of and for our community; local, national and global.  If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place w/c 6th or 13th May.

For an informal conversation about the role, contact Dr Tim Horne, Director of Research, on 07584 460785.

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

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