Faculty of Business and Law: Head of Education (Reader or Professor)Manchester Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Business and Law offers a full range of programmes to approximately 10,000 students across undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA qualifications. The Business School is triple accredited (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA), placing us within a global elite of institutions for business education and research. We are also the UK’s sector leader for degree apprenticeships, where we work in partnership with a number of blue chip employers. The Law School’s academic and professional programmes are characterised by innovation, research and a practice-based understanding of the emerging legal and professional services landscape.The roleThis role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be the dedicated strategic lead in the area of education for our Faculty, working in partnership with other Faculty Heads, Heads of Department, and a variety of key stakeholders to achieve ongoing educational excellence in business and law disciplines. The post holder will be responsible for setting and implementing a long-term Faculty strategic vision for education that supports that of the wider University. The appointee will be a member of the Faculty Executive Group and report to the Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor, as well as working closely with the University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education.Knowledge & Experience
Faculty Heads of Education should:
Other desirable requirements:
This is a permanent academic position, with the expectation that the person appointed will serve as Faculty Head of Education for four years, at which point they will either return to a substantive Reader/Professorial position or remain as Faculty Head for a further four years.The post-holder will be work-loaded 0.8 for the Head of Education role and 0.2 for research and/or teaching.Further information:This appointment can be made either at Reader or Professorial level. For Reader appointments, it will be at Grade 10 on the University Single Pay Spine (with an additional honorarium at Grade 11 for the four year rotational responsibilities as Faculty Head of Education). Professorial appointments will be as per the University's Professorial Pay Bands (with an additional honorarium for the four year rotational responsibilities as Faculty Head of Education).
To apply, please submit your CV and Covering Letter via our application portal. For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Dominic Medway (Faculty Pro-Vice Chancellor) on D.Medway@mmu.ac.uk, or Deputy Faculty Pro-Vice Chancellors Professor Andrew Francis on Andrew.Francis@mmu.ac.uk or Dr Hannah-Louise Holmes or H.Holmes@mmu.ac.uk
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