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Vice Dean Research and Knowledge Exchange

School of Humanities (Central)

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £6,000 in addition to normal salary
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Friday 20 January 2023
Reference:  1022-463

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University

Fixed term internal appointment for up to three years

Allowance of £6,000 per annum in addition to normal salary

Applications are invited for the post of Vice Dean for Research and Knowledge Exchange, in the School of Humanities.

This is a senior leadership position and an opportunity working alongside other School Executive members to support the delivery of the School and College strategies. The Vice-Dean is responsible for leading the research and knowledge exchange portfolio across the School (and where appropriate across the College) and for encouraging, developing, and supporting high quality research, and knowledge exchange activities.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate excellent leadership, planning and organisational, strategy development and implementation skills in an academic context. The Vice Dean position requires a successful academic track record demonstrated by promotion to Senior Lecturer or Professor. 

In return the post holder will receive an annual allowance of £6,000 per annum in addition to normal salary. The allowance operates as part of a College scheme. 

The post is based on the main campus in Egham. It is a fixed term appointment which will normally be for a period of up to three years with the possibility of renewal. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Giuliana Pieri, 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Job Reference: 1022-463

Closing Date: 23:59, 20 January 2023

Interviews: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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This position is not eligible for hybrid working.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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