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College Dean for Postgraduate Studies

The appointed individual will work with the Pro Vice-Chancellor Education and Students, and Pro Vice-Chancellor College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences on delivery of the Education and Students sub-strategy.

An exceptional communicator with the ability to articulate a clear vision and secure widespread commitment and engagement from a diverse academic community, the Dean will be expected to contribute to institutional-level education and student activities, collaborate effectively with other education Deans and professional service leads from across the University to successfully deliver the strategic objectives from the Education and Students sub-strategy.

The three College Deans for Postgraduate Studies are members of the Student Experience Strategy Group, as well as being members of the appropriate College Board. The Deans will play a significant role in introducing and embedding a new Education and Student governance structure for 21/22.

Role

The college of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking an academic member of staff to take on the role of Dean for Postgraduate Studies in order to provide dedicated academic leadership to the development and implementation of the University’s Education and Students sub-strategy.

Working within the framework of the University’s overall strategy, policies and procedures, the Dean will foster individual and collective contribution to the promotion and advancement of learning and teaching, and driving transformational change in the student experience.

Read the full job description/person specification:

College Dean for Postgraduate Studies Job Description

Working within the framework of the University’s overall strategy, policies and procedures, the Dean will provide academic leadership for the quality of the student experience, academic standards, student satisfaction, student voice and employability for all postgraduate programmes of study (taught and research) within the College.

How to apply

To apply, please enclose a short CV (no longer than five sides of A4) and covering letter (no more than two sides) addressing the following under clear headings:

  • How your skills, experience and personal characteristics allow you to make a positive contribution to the role;
  • How you would ensure that you learn about the full breadth of activities in this area;
  • How you would demonstrate leadership in the role.

You are asked to respond to the above with specific reference to the College’s postgraduate (taught and research) landscape and to wider university strategies and enterprises as they concern postgraduate studies.

Written applications should be emailed to Stephanie Cotterell (cotterells7@cardiff.ac.uk) by Wednesday 6 October.

Interviews will be held on the morning of 14 October.