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Position: Director and Dean
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Institute of Education
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Following the appointment of Professor Becky Francis to the post of Chief Executive at the Education Endowment Foundation, UCL now seeks to appoint an exceptional new Director and Dean of the UCL Institute of Education. With first-class intellectual standing and assured ambassadorial skills, s/he will build on the Institute’s unique strengths as one of the world’s leading centres for education and social research. By pursuing effective and imaginative ways of working with internal and external stakeholders and forging impactful, cross-disciplinary partnerships s/he will integrate the Institute’s mission and ethos with the wider aspirations of UCL: ensuring an intellectually rich and culturally diverse learning community that delivers world-class research and provides an outstanding experience for staff and students alike. This is an exceptional opportunity for an exceptionally talented and ambitious leader
   
Text: Director and Dean, - Ref:1853237 Click here to go back to search results UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Location of position London Grade Professorial Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Competitive Salary Duties and Responsibilities University College London is one of the worlds leading universities and one of the largest and most complex universities in the UK. Its ethos that excellence should go hand-in-hand with enriching society is as strong today as it was at its establishment in 1826. It was the first university in England to welcome students of any religion, the first to welcome women on equal terms with men, and the first to hold both a Silver Athena SWAN award and a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award. It is currently ranked 8th worldwide in the 2020 QS World University Rankings, and performed outstandingly well in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, becoming the UKs top-rated university for research strength. It also achieved Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework. In December 2014 the Institute of Education formally merged with UCL and became the UCL Institute of Education, it is the largest faculty by student number with over 6,500 students, and 900 staff. The IOE is a world-leading centre for research and teaching in social science and education: rated 1st in the world for education in the QS rankings every year since 2014. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, the IOE topped the league table for education in terms of research power, with more 4* research than the next five universities combined. It has been recognised by Ofsted for its outstanding teacher training across primary, secondary and post-compulsory provision and plays a major role in influencing the education policy landscape, both in the UK and globally. Key Requirements Following the appointment of Professor Becky Francis to the post of Chief Executive at the Education Endowment Foundation, UCL now seeks to appoint an exceptional new Director and Dean of the UCL Institute of Education. With first-class intellectual standing and assured ambassadorial skills, s/he will build on the Institutes unique strengths as one of the worlds leading centres for education and social research. By pursuing effective and imaginative ways of working with internal and external stakeholders and forging impactful, cross-disciplinary partnerships s/he will integrate the Institutes mission and ethos with the wider aspirations of UCL: ensuring an intellectually rich and culturally diverse learning community that delivers world-class research and provides an outstanding experience for staff and students alike. This is an exceptional opportunity for an exceptionally talented and ambitious leader. Further Details For further information, including details of how to apply, please visit: https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en-gb/opportunities#AssignDetail.aspx?guid=74661&j=e If you would like to have a confidential discussion about this role, please contact by email Mary.Beale@odgersberndtson.com or call on 44 207 529 1024 UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 6 Jan 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 9.00am 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.
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