Associate Dean: Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise



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Job description

This is your chance to build on our reputation, providing academic, strategic and operational leadership for the College. As Associate Dean, you’ll be the academic lead for Knowledge Exchange, Enterprise, External Activities and International Development in alignment with College and UAL strategies.

This is a new and varied role where you will lead strategically, manage and support the development of Knowledge Exchange activities across Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Arts and Wimbledon College of Arts.

You’ll also lead the development and delivery of the College’s Knowledge Exchange strategy with a particular focus on the academic elements of the strategy as well as contribution to the UAL Knowledge Exchange strategy.

Why choose us? 

The University of the Arts London is one of the top 6 Universities in the world for art and design (QS World University Rankings® 2017) and comprises of 6 globally renowned colleges.  It is a vibrant world centre for innovation, with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of many creative industries. You’ll get to play your part by transferring your specialist knowledge to other keen creatives whilst developing your own skills.

Your profile

Along with a relevant postgraduate qualification and a significant record of teaching, research and/or professional practice in your subject specialism within higher education, you’re likely to be recognised as an authority in your field or specialism, with significant experience of shaping and influencing developments through your own contribution.

As part of this, you should have impressive experience of developing and supporting creative and cultural research and commercial projects with a demonstrable understanding of knowledge exchange.

A naturally talented team leader, you’ll be informed about key issues, and above all, you’ll be an impressive influencer and networker, who can support others to excel and build the essential connections that will help us build on our global reputation.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

How to apply

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Closing date: 02 October 2018.

At UAL, everyone’s identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

The College's work is centred on the development of ideas: its staff and students use fashion alongside historical and cultural practice to challenge social, political and ethical agendas.