The Department has three principal functions which are: to provide high-quality education through the provision of undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses; to achieve research outputs through the activities of the department’s academic staff and the supervision of research degrees at masters and doctoral levels; and to provide knowledge exchange to the food industry, mainly through the provision of contract services, research, education, and training.
We are seeking to appoint an academically credible Professor/Head of Department, with managerial experience, to guide staff through the prevalent changes in UK Higher Education and deliver the Department’s contribution to the University and its strategy as a whole. They will provide research leadership whilst operating at the external interface, sustaining our relationships with industrial partners and other stakeholders. Allied to this is the requirement to ensure that our focus on the student experience and their changing expectations are reflected in our provision at all levels.
For a confidential discussion on the role, please call Elizabeth James, Associate Partner at Berwick Partners on 0121 654 5924.
Closing date for applications is 6th October 2017
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