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Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

Are you an experienced leader, who can demonstrate credibility both academically and managerially? Can you provide strategic vision and leadership to our large and complex Faculty? 

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures is looking to appoint a Deputy Dean. You will work closely with the Executive Dean and Pro-Deans to help to provide strategic vision, direction and leadership to enable academic development and continuous improvement.

You will be a decisive but collaborative academic leader with a track record of leadership and management in a relevant context to the arts, humanities and cultures, a proven ability to drive and implement change successfully and an aptitude for collaborative working. You will bring an ability to think strategically and creatively about the improvement and development of the Faculty as well as a passion for world-class research and outstanding education. You will be a team player who is capable of working effectively with a wide range of colleagues at all levels.

You will deputise for the Executive Dean as required, including, where appropriate, at the University Executive Group and its cognate committees. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Andrew Thorpe, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7295, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  Faculty Office
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9 to Grade 10
Competitive salary dependent on experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 27 February 2020
Closing Date:  Friday 27 March 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  AHCFO1032
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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