Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic universities, with around 31,500 students, 4,400 staff, and an annual turnover of more than £266m. We are known for our exceptional teaching which gives students distinctive knowledge, skills, and attributes; for research which makes a real difference; for engagement that links the University to the city, region, and the world beyond; and for the quality of our services and professionalism. Our mission is simple: we transform lives. We do this by preparing our students for successful careers and life after graduation, and by creating knowledge through research and industry partnerships that provide practical solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges.

The Faculty of Development and Society are now seeking to appoint an outstanding leader to be our next Head of the Department of Humanities. With confidence and vision, you will lead a group of committed and high performing academics in the areas of English, History, Film and Performance. You will have gravitas and creativity to inspire the Department to greater achievements, and a personal track record of developing and managing a range of successful external partnerships, internal teams, and academic portfolios. A commitment to excellence in student and staff experience aligned to the values of the University is key to succeeding in this role.

We are an ambitious university determined to lead. If you would like to join us please visit, quoting reference 3317 for further information including details of how to apply.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

For non-EU applicants, we may be able to offer a certificate of sponsorship for this job if required.
Please quote job number: 035742
Closing date: 04/12/2017 at 5.00pm
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