College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Deputy Dean of Research

The Deputy Dean of Research works with the Dean of Research in providing leadership on research strategy across the College.

The Deputy Dean is a part-time (0.2 FTE) appointment for a period of 3 years.

The Deputy Dean works with the Dean, the Research Support Office (RSO) and School Directors of Research to enhance performance in research funding, especially in relation to AHRC and arts/humanities funding bodies and schemes. This involves co-developing (with the Dean and the RSO) a strategy for encouraging and supporting Schools to improve their external funding, and guiding implementation of the strategy. S/he is also involved in convening and chairing internal grant review panels for arts/humanities schemes, in collaboration with the RSO.

The Deputy Dean will build upon existing successes, and further develop the College’s research cultures (including Open Access, generating additional external research income, relations with the national and international funding councils, fostering research careers and synergies, preparing for REF 2021, and consolidating Knowledge Exchange (KE) and Impact).

The overall responsibility for the planning and development of College research strategy and policy rests with the Head of College in association with the Dean of Research. Formal professional line management of this Deputy Dean post is provided by the Dean of Research. The Deputy Dean is supported by the administrative staff in the College’s Research Office.

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