Head of Department of Engineering

King’s College London

Head of Department of Engineering

King’s College London, one of the top 25 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to lead the development of our engineering offering in the heart of our central London campus.

At King’s we are building a multimillion pound world-leading facility with a 21st-Century focus, which will maximise our interdisciplinary links and establish valuable new research themes and partnerships. It is an exciting time to join King’s during this period of ambitious growth, supported by significant university investment.

Building on our existing strengths in computer science, robotics, telecommunications and biomedical engineering, this is a unique opportunity to shape the development of new innovative educational programmes and create a world-class research activity in engineering. The successful candidate will have a substantial track record in research, teaching and professional achievement within engineering, including significant management and leadership roles. We are looking for an excellent communicator with energy and enthusiasm and a collaborative approach, who can establish both internal and external connections and build a vibrant and engaging engineering community for both staff and students.

We are also advertising for a number of other engineering roles, including professorships, and are open to the possibility of wider research groups joining us at King’s.

For further information please contact Rebecca Russell or James Ralphs at King’s Search on kings-search@kcl.ac.uk or call +44(0)20 7848 3923.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 9th May 2018. To apply for this role, please visit our website by CLICKING APPLY BELOW and register to download and submit the specified application form. The selection process will include a presentation and panel interview. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday 20th July 2018.    

The Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.