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Position: Director of Arts and Sciences
Institution: University College London
Department: Arts and Sciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking a dynamic new Director to lead, implement and develop the above vision. The new Director will lead the department and continue the development and growth of our ground-breaking teaching, research and engagement. The Director will bring world-leading interdisciplinary expertise to the department; lead Arts and Sciences at UCL; and develop further our interdisciplinary pedagogy, theory and practice, enhancing the Programme’s work in all areas (research, teaching, administration and knowledge exchange)
   
Text: Director of Arts and Sciences, - Ref:1822283 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Arts and Sciences Location of position London Grade 10 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) A competitive salary will be offered Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a dynamic new Director to lead, implement and develop the above vision. The new Director will lead the department and continue the development and growth of our ground-breaking teaching, research and engagement. The Director will bring world-leading interdisciplinary expertise to the department; lead Arts and Sciences at UCL; and develop further our interdisciplinary pedagogy, theory and practice, enhancing the Programmes work in all areas (research, teaching, administration and knowledge exchange). The Director will: Promote and develop UCLs vision of Arts and Sciences worldwide and contribute intellectual and academic leadership to the department in the wider UCL community and beyond. Strengthen the BAScs profile in knowledge exchange by linking strategically with key external partners such as SMEs, NGOs, government, industry and community. Provide imaginative and inspiring teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and develop new teaching initiatives. Have or develop an international research profile which is recognised and valued by a wide range of stakeholders, from scholars through to the creative industries. Key Requirements The Director will be committed to broad areas of knowledge in sciences/engineering and humanities/social sciences, be intellectually generous across the range of human knowledge, and have a hybrid personal educational background. Further, they will have an interest in interdisciplinarity, especially with respect to interdisciplinary pedagogy, curriculum design and course management. They will be deeply committed to student learning across disciplines, engaged in conversations about the purpose of higher education in the 21st century and interested in the wider student experience, including relationship-building with individual students, representative student bodies and alumni. The successful candidate may have a national and international research profile. The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in the co-ordination and delivery of the departments Core modules ( http://www.ucl.ac.uk/basc/current/core ). S/he will also be expected to continue developing and growing the departments research profile through publications and public engagement and to assist with marketing and recruitment activities such as Admissions, Open Days and Widening Participation events. Additional duties will include: delivering tutorials/supervisions and the provision of pastoral care and support to under/graduate students and the undertaking of an administrative role such as undergraduate admissions. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Cristy Meadows, c.meadows@ucl.ac.uk . Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Graham Woodgate, g.woodgate@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 25 Oct 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date 25th November 2019 This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Director of Arts and Sciences Job Description Apply Now
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