Professor and Head of the Department of Informatics, University of Leicester, UK (Deadline: October 15th)

by Mohammad Mousavi, Sept. 12, 2018

Professor and Head of the Department of Informatics,
University of Leicester, UK

Deadline: October 15th

Official advert and application form available from:
https://jobs.le.ac.uk/vacancies/vacancy-details.aspx?VacancyID=405

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Professor and Head of the Department of Informatics,

University of Leicester, UK

Deadline: October 15

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About the role

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Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff and students. Our strength is built on the talent of our scholars, drawn to us by a mutual passion for discovery. We seek to embed an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit into our research culture, and to create an environment in which both disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinarity thrive.

Like the discipline itself, the Department of Informatics is dynamic, vibrant and diverse.  The Department has played a major part in developing modern trends in Informatics. Our research has pushed the boundaries of knowledge in our main specialisms of algorithm design, logic and semantics, software engineering and Human–Computer Interaction (HCI).  Our teaching is inspired by this research and we have a strong track record of delivering innovative courses which enable our students to become highly skilled professionals.  Wherever possible we also seek to forge collaborative links with industry.

As Head of Department you will work with the Head of College and with other Heads of Department and Schools to deliver University strategic objectives. You will be responsible to the Head of College for the highly effective operation and development of your Department, for the leadership and management of the Department’s staff and resources, for the provision of high quality services to its students and for ensuring that the Department complies with the legal and other obligations.
About you

We are seeking an outstanding academic, with first class leadership and management skills and an excellent track record in research.  You will undertake research of a world-leading standard, attract research funding and provide teaching leadership and direction.

Additional information

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In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance and an online portal that offers a range of lifestyle benefits and discounts. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Paul Monks, Head of College, on [email protected] or 0116 252 2141.


Official advert and application form available from:
https://jobs.le.ac.uk/vacancies/vacancy-details.aspx?VacancyID=405

 
The closing date for this post is midnight 15 October 2018.