Academic Dean, Business and Law


16th August 2021

Middlesex is an ambitious global university where our students learn for life, and we are proud to be practical, forward-thinking and inclusive in everything we do. Our personalised and action-centred approach to learning and research is what sets us apart from other institutions, and our students gain crucial skills for life to stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We are passionate about making high-quality education accessible to all through flexibility in learning modes. Our teaching is technologically enhanced and is focused on influencing and changing the world locally, nationally and globally.

The Faculty of Business and Law was established in April 2021 and comprises the following academic departments:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Criminology and Sociology
  • Economics
  • Law and Politics
  • Management, Leadership and Organisation
  • Marketing, Branding and Tourism

The Academic Dean reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Provost and has overall responsibility for the Faculty’s full range of activities including planning, budgeting and resource allocation, innovation, teaching, professional practice, research, knowledge exchange and administrative and technical support. A member of the University Management Group and University Deans Group, the Academic Dean has direct line management responsibility for senior staff in the Faculty including Deputy Deans and Heads of Department. The Academic Dean is responsible for academic excellence and delivery across the Faculty. Working closely with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Provost, the Academic Dean will support the implementation of Strategy 2031 through collaborative working across internal and external networks and communities of practice. Post holders will be expected to uphold the values of the University and in particular to actively support equality, diversity and inclusion.

We particularly welcome applications from women, gender non-conforming individuals, and from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates who are underrepresented in senior management roles. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit.

Timetable and selection process:

Part 1 – Shortlisted candidates will lead a discussion with two stakeholder groups – online Friday 10 September 2021

Part 2 – Formal interview 17 September 2021 – face to face (if possible)

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