[ecoop-info] Professor and Head of the Department of Informatics, University of Leicester, UK (Deadline: October 15th)

Mohammad Mousavi mm789 at leicester.ac.uk
Wed Sep 12 07:35:58 CEST 2018

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

Deadline: October 15


About the role

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

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 psm7 at le.ac.uk or 0116 252 2141.

Official advert and application form available from:

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

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