[ES_JOBS_NET] Professor and Head of Earth Sciences University of Bristol

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Aug 30 22:45:15 MDT 2017

Professor and Head of Earth Sciences
Job numberACAD102866
Division/SchoolFaculty of Science
Contract typeOpen ended contract staff
Working patternFull time
SalaryCompetitive salary plus benefits
Closing date for applications09-Oct-2017

The University of Bristol is looking to appoint an outstanding candidate as
Head of School of Earth Sciences who can provide inspirational leadership
and strategic management within the School.

This is a key academic leadership position within the University of
Bristol, supporting the attainment of the University’s vision and overall
objectives, and participating in the collective formulation and delivery of
the University’s academic strategy.  We are looking for a proven track
record of excellent partnership working both internally and externally as
well as academic excellence within chosen field with the ability to engage,
lead and influence across wide range of inter-faculty disciplines.  The
Head of School will also have a deep commitment to equality, diversity and

The School is a leading international centre for the Earth Sciences, and is
consistently one of the highest ranked Earth Science groups in the UK.  It
boasts research strengths across palaeobiology, petrology, geophysics,
geochemistry and volcanology, which underpin a diverse teaching programme
at undergraduate and masters levels.  Sustained funding successes and links
to industry have led to the development of numerous state-of-the-art
laboratories and equipment facilities, as well as attracting high calibre
postgraduate students and postdoctoral scholars.  The School prides itself
on maintaining a collegial atmosphere that provides support to all its

With a population of over 400,000, Bristol is the largest city in the South
West and the region’s leading centre for business, culture and education.
Bristol was named the best city to live in by the Sunday Times in their
‘Best Places to Live Guide 2017’.

*The closing date for applications is Monday 9 October 2017 at midnight.*

The interview process will take place over two days on 28 and 29 November

To apply, please submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter
setting out your interest in the role and details of how you match the role
and person specifications for the post.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Professor Tim
Gallagher, Dean of Science, at dean-science at bristol.ac.uk.


*The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive
culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.*
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