Dean of School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science

University of Hertfordshire

  • Permanent
  • St. Albans, East of England
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Dean of School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science
Date posted:24th March 2023
Closing date:21st April 2023

Competitive remuneration

With heritage in Britain’s pioneering aeronautical industry, the University of Hertfordshire has been an innovative force in education for 70 years. We are a thriving community of just under 32,000 students and 3,000 staff members from a wide variety of backgrounds.

We support our students, staff and regional businesses alike to consistently reach their full potential. Our people dream big. They stand out and deliver, making a positive impact on their communities – local, national, and across the globe. We are an anchor institution for the regional economy and community, providing hundreds of local businesses with the support and facilities they need to learn and grow each year.

We are now seeking to appoint the new Dean of the School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science. The School focuses on equipping students with the technological and scientific skills to tackle global challenges, and providing outstanding research that is of benefit to business, industry and society. The School has over 6,800 students and offers 72 programmes of study encompassing a wide range of STEM subjects. It is an exciting time to join the School as it moves into its new £90m building in 2024. The new building will become a bedrock of the regional economy, an essential piece of strategic infrastructure required to underpin the future of economic success of Hertfordshire, driven by STEM innovation.

Whatever your background – whether in industry or education – we are looking for innovators and leading practitioners with experience in any field within physics, engineering or computer science. With a proven track record of strategic leadership and a sound understanding of the unique requirements of the engineering and science economy, you will bring exceptional interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills to drive forwards this successful School and its students.

If you would like to be a part of our great community and help to transform lives, and you think you have the expertise we are seeking, we would be delighted to hear from you.

To find out more about this opportunity, please visit quoting reference AQ1719. For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Carolyn Coates on +44 (0)7825 871 944, or Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534, email

Closing date: noon on Friday 21st April 2023.

Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics. We are a Disability Confident Employer.

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