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Dynamic leadership, inspirational academics, first-class facilities and award-winning graduates have seen our reputation for learning, professional practice and research go from strength to strength over the lasttwo decades. We are now looking for an exceptional new Head of School with a relentless focus on continuous improvement. Join us in shaping the next stage of our exciting future.
Click here to access a short video message from ProfessorMatthew Cragoe, Pro Vice Chancellor / Head of College of Arts who gives more information about the School and this exciting opportunity.
Set in the heart of a beautiful, safe and friendly city, the University of Lincoln is a forward-thinking, ambitious and international institution with high aspirations and a rapidly improving profile.
We are looking for an inspirational Head of the Lincoln School of Film & Media. Your academic leadership skills and strategic vision will be complemented by your strong track record in delivering projects including recruitment and development of staff, building research capacity and external links and delivering a superb student experience through an innovative curriculum. You will have strong management skills and the ability to nurture a talented and motivated team to ensure the School fulfils its potential. As a member of the College Management Team and the opportunity to be involved in University-wide initiatives, you will have a collegiate approach and the ambition to succeed in a supportive atmosphere.
The award-winning Lincoln School of Film & Media recruits a large intake of students across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which regularly perform well in league tables of student satisfaction and employability. It has an excellent reputation in terms of technical facilities and support, professional practice, industry networks, international opportunities and community engagement. The School's innovative research is largely driven and managed through four areas that also inform our curriculum at all levels: Extra Sonic Practices; Media, History and Memory; Collaborative Pedagogy (co LAB) and Entangled Media. Inter-disciplinary work is further facilitated through our cross-College centre for Culture and Creativity via which we deliver the internationally respected Frequency Festival for Digital Cultures.
Working towards Athena SWAN Bronze Award accreditation, the School is committed to advancing gender equality in this subject area.
In order to apply, please submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) along with a covering letter setting out your interest in the role and details of how you match the required criteria to #####@######.### by 21st February 2017.
For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Ben Tucker or Efrat Danon at #####@######.###
Closing Date: 21 Feb 2##### ######Category: Senior Management Group