The Dean and Head of School is responsible for the academic leadership andmanagement of the School. S/he provides high-level academic leadership andstrategic direction of the School in research, teaching, community engagement andtransformation consistent with the University’s and College’s vision and mission.The Dean and Head of School is part of the College Leadership and Management Teamand reports to the DVC although s/he ultimately represents Senate and Councilmandates.The term of office for this position is five (5) years. In the case of applicants who arepermanent staff members of UKZN, the successful applicant will resume his/hersubstantive position at the end of this term of office. Appointment of external applicantsmay be underpinned by a permanent substantive appointment in their academicspecialist area.The incumbent reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College.
Responsibilities + Skills
A track record of attracting competitive research grantsThis appointment will be made in line with the University Guidelines/benchmarks whichare available on the University vacancies website onhttp://vacancies.ukzn.ac.za/Academic-Process-Proc-Guides.aspxEnquiries and details regarding this post may be directed to the Professor AT Modi onemail: email@example.com.
Associate Professor/Professor with experience in an academic/research leadershiprolePhD/Doctoral Degree in a discipline relevant to the SchoolAn established academic leader and scholar with an excellent publication and
Three (3) years experience in management and leadership of a university School,Faculty or Research Unit/Centre of significant size and complexity