Head of the School of Medicine

Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
29 Jul 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Cardiff University is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold strategic vision, built on a foundation of excellent teaching and research across a broad set of disciplines. Based in a cosmopolitan, thriving capital city, we have a footprint not only in Wales, but nationally and internationally. We were the fastest rising amongst the leading research universities of the Russell Group for our performance in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), climbing 17 places to 5th for quality and 2nd for impact. With annual turnover exceeding £500 million, the University is undergoing a multi-million-pound investment programme for which it has successfully raised a £300 million bond. Cardiff is currently working towards delivering its ambitious strategy, The Way Forward 2018-2023.

It is in this context, that the University is looking to appoint a Head of the School of Medicine. Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College, the postholder will be responsible for the largest School at Cardiff, with c. 1,200 staff and c. 3,200 students. The successful candidate for the role of Head of the School of Medicine will have an outstanding academic record, with an internationally-recognised research profile in a relevant discipline. They will possess exceptional leadership and management capabilities alongside a track record of successful strategic delivery, with the personal authority, presence and expertise to represent the School and further its general interests.

Cardiff is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels and in all forms. The University wishes to encourage applications that will continue to strengthen the diversity in its leadership team.

For further information and details of how to apply, please click the apply button. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 27th August 2019 17:00 BST.