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Dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry

The University of Sheffield
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Excellent salary plus leadership allowance
Closing date
29 Apr 2024

University of Sheffield

Dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Excellent salary plus leadership allowance

The University of Sheffield is recruiting its next Dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry to lead one of the top Dental Schools in the UK which enjoys a national and international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. We excel in both teaching and research, and take pride in the students we train and the impact of our research in society. In the recent Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) exercise, 96% of our research was graded as “world leading” or “internationally excellent” and we were ranked 3rd out of 91 submissions for Research Power.

Reporting to the Vice-President and Head of the Faculty of Health, you will be a member of the Faculty Executive Board, contributing to the leadership and management of the Faculty and holding functional responsibility for specific agreed cross-cutting activities.

If you share our ambitions and drive to provide an outstanding student experience and creating an ambitious, dynamic and collaborative research environment, we would be delighted to talk to you.

For further information, please visit or for an informal conversation about the role, please contact Ross Highfield of our search partner GatenbySanderson on

To apply, please submit:

  • a comprehensive academic leadership curriculum vitae (maximum 6 pages) including a synopsis of your most significant grants and publications;
  • a supporting statement (maximum 3 pages) that outlines:

1. Your motivation to apply for the Dean of the School of Clinical Dentistry

2. Evidence of how you have provided strategic leadership within your School or institution to drive excellence in teaching, learning, student experience and research & innovation in line with the institutional ambitions.

3. What do you perceive the opportunities to be within the School and how you will optimise these to drive the highest standards of excellence in all areas including teaching, learning, student experience, research and innovation.

Closing Date: 09:00 am, Monday 29 April 2024.

To apply, please click Apply.

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