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Reminder: final call for applications for Associate Dean for Research

Applications are invited for the post of Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Science and Technology to take over from Professor Mike Kosch in January 2014. The major duties of this post are to provide leadership in research, and, as a member of the Deans Group, to contribute to the development and delivery of the faculty's strategy. It would be advantageous for applicants to have some management experience as well as enthusiasm for research and an acceptance of disciplinary variations in research activity.

The deadline for applications is Monday 8 July and further details of the post and the formal call for nominations are available to download:

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