The University of Wolverhampton

Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Science and Engineering
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Competitive salary
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The University of Wolverhampton was established nearly 190 years ago and our focus is to provide applied higher education, cutting-edge research, strategic business engagement and an excellent student experience. Today we are a university with 22,000 students, graduate employment at 96%* and recognised for world-leading research across all our research areas. The University is leading economic growth and is a significant partner working with the professions and the community to meet the needs of region. We have an ambitious plan: “Our Vision: Your Opportunity” to generate £250m of investment into developing skills and economic growth.


The growing faculty has provision spanning architecture and the built environment, science, pharmacy, biomedical and forensic science, engineering, mathematics and computing. Having benefitted from more than £30m investment over the last three years, a further investment exceeding £30m is planned. The faculty has strong industry and professional body links and distinctive research which aligns to regional and global priorities. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader with the ambition to take the faculty into the next stage of its development.


A professorial title will be available to applicants who satisfy the University's criteria for professorial appointments with evidence of an outstanding record of relevant, peer-reviewed publications, successful research student supervision and research income generation.  Please note that consideration of a Professorship will require you to provide three additional academic referees as part of your application for this post. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact these referees in advance of the interview. For further information please see the supporting documents “Professorial Referencing Procedure at the University of Wolverhampton” and “Additional professorial referees form”


If you would like to discuss the post further, please contact Dr Anthea Gregory, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, on 01902 322 399. 


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The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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