Chair and Head of Department – Languages, Cultures and Film

University of Liverpool

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures wishes to appoint a Head of Department in Languages, Cultures and Film.

The role of Head of Department will be fixed term until 31.07.2029 initially and will be offered in combination with a permanent post at Professorial level.

You will be an inspirational academic leader, with a clear vision for success and a demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity. You will have extensive experience in organisational leadership and be committed to creating an environment in which departmental staff at all career stages, including PGRs and ECRs, are given the opportunities and support to develop and thrive.

You will be a leading researcher with an outstanding track-record of internationally excellent publications and ambitious research plans for the future.

Experience of winning major research council funding and/or a proven record of securing other sources of research income will be required. We would also expect you to demonstrate a track-record of leading innovation in research-connected teaching.

You may be specialised in any field of Languages, Cultures and Film.

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