Head of School (Energy and Electronic Engineering)

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Competitive and commensurate with the senior responsibilities of the role
04 May 2018
03 Jun 2018
Teaching & Academic

The Faculty of Technology 

School of Energy and Electronic Engineering

Head of School (Energy and Electronic Engineering)

Employment type:  5 year term renewable

Employment basis:  Full-time

Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with the senior responsibilities of the role (Grade 11)

Post number:  ZZ004566

Date published:  04 May 2018  

Closing date:  24 June 2018  

Interview date:  05 July 2018 

Ranked among the top 500 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University of Portsmouth is a dynamic institution in the heart of Portsmouth with a global outlook and reach.

The Faculty of Technology are seeking to appoint an exceptional and motivated individual, with an appropriate academic experience, to lead the newly formed School of Energy and Electronic Engineering.

The School engages in teaching and research in the fields of electronic engineering, energy and power systems, and petroleum engineering. This combination of subjects provides an exciting opportunity to shape the profile of future developments in addressing big societal challenges related to energy storage, renewable energy, automation and autonomous systems.

As Head of School you will be formally responsible for leading and managing the academic business of the School in relation to both strategic and operational matters. In this respect you will play a leading role and will be responsible for implementing plans at School level and will have significant responsibility for staff line management including all aspects of staff development. Approachable and visible you will work in partnership with the Faculty Executive Team and senior staff to provide decisive leadership.  

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an international reputation in research, teaching and professional activities to drive success within an ambitious and prosperous school at the University. 

We value diversity at the University of Portsmouth and welcome applications from all sections of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.  

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Professor Djamel Ait-Boudaoud (Dean of Faculty of Technology) at djamel.ait-boudaoud@port.ac.uk or contact +44 (0)23 9284 2014.

Employment is on a permanent basis at the University of which the first 5 years is at Head of School level.

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