Deputy Dean & Co-Director

Dundee, Dundee City
15 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Appointment of Deputy Dean and Co-Director of the Tayside Academic Health Science Partnership (AHSP), School of Medicine 

May 2017

The University of Dundee is celebrating its 50th anniversary as an independent institution in 2017 and reaches the landmark as: one of the world’s top 200 universities (Times Higher Education); the Scottish University of the Year for two years running (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide); one of the top ranked universities in the UK for student experience (National Student Survey).

The University employs over 3,000 staff and is engaged with around 16,000 students from more than 140 countries around the world. The majority of students are based at the city campus in Dundee, with others at our Medical School at the city’s Ninewells Hospital – one of Europe’s largest teaching hospitals – and at our campus in Kirkcaldy which mainly caters for Nursing education.

The University boasts significant strengths across a wide range of disciplines, and holds a strong reputation for graduate employment, ranking in the UK top ten in the 2016 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

The School of Medicine – one of the top five medical schools within the UK and 1st in Scotland – is globally leading in teaching and education and has developed core research themes of expertise across its four Divisions of Cancer Research, Molecular & Clinical Medicine, Neuroscience and Population Health Sciences. 

The University now seeks to appoint a Deputy Dean and Co-Director of Scotland’s only Academic Health Science Partnership. A strong leader, the incoming post-holder will play a vital role across the University in profile building and in the establishment of strategic partnerships and supporting the School of Medicine as it continues to rise in success. Based in the School of Medicine, the post-holder will play a complementary role to the Dean of the School, deputising as appropriate and support the delivery of managerial responsibilities across a broad portfolio of activities. Salary will be commensurate on experience.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver who will support the University in identifying the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assist in their assessment against the requirements for the role. 

To apply, or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please click the apply button. The closing date for applications is noon BST on Friday, 9th June 2017.