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Head of Department - Physics

Department of Physics

Location:  Egham
Salary:  The honorarium for this role is currently £6,000 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 19 December 2021
Reference:  1121-459

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

Full-Time, Fixed-Term

The College is seeking to appoint a new Head of Department with effect from 1 August 2022.  The term of office will be for 3 years.

Candidates will have had previous administrative experience within the College.  You must have sound organisational and communication skills and be able to demonstrate the qualities of academic leadership necessary for the Headship of a department.

As Head of Department, you will report directly to the Head of School. The honorarium for this role is currently £6,000 per annum.

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: 

In addition to completing the online application form, please also attach an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement detailing the skills and expertise which you would bring to the role.

Please quote the reference: 1121-459

Closing Date: 19th December 2021

Interview Date: 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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