Faculty Head of Graduate School
University of Leeds
United Kingdom

Faculty Head of Graduate School

This role is open to internal applicants currently employed within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Leeds.

The Faculty Head of Graduate School is responsible, on behalf of the Faculty Executive Dean and the Doctoral College, for shaping the strategic development of postgraduate research (PGR) in the Faculty.

The post-holder will work with the Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College and Faculty  Pro-Dean for Research & Innovation to strengthen postgraduate research, to maintain academic standards, to assure the quality of the PGR experience, to develop the international reputation of the University, and to develop and execute a strategic approach to PGR recruitment and forecasting in line with University strategies.

Guiding the Faculty's postgraduate strategy and policy, the Faculty Head of Graduate School will take a lead on recruitment and studentship matters for PGRs, including the monitoring of recruitment, progress, examination and completion of postgraduate researcher candidatures. The post-holder will play a key role in developing and supporting the work to raise the profile of postgraduate research study within the Faculty.

The post-holder will be expected to work in accordance with the University’s policies, procedures, and values, promoting academic excellence through integrity, inclusiveness, professionalism, and community.

The post is expected to be within the bounds of 0.3 – 0.5 FTE for a period of three years, renewable for a further two years with the approval of the Faculty Executive Dean and Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College.  The post-holder will be accountable to the Faculty’s Executive Dean, with secondary reporting lines to the Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College and Faculty’s Pro-Dean for Research & Innovation.  

Applicants will need to hold an academic post at Grade 9 or 10.

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

, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences



, Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College


Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: EPS Faculty Offices
Category: Academic
Grade: Grade 9 to Grade 10
Working Time: The role will be recognised in the workload model with an allowance of 0.3 – 0.5 FTE
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (3 years in the first instance, available from 01 August 2022)
Release Date: Wednesday 22 June 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 17 July 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: EPSFO1038

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