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Principal Teaching Fellow and Executive Director of Postgraduate Programmes

Surrey Business School

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £62,727 to £72,668 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 20 December 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 31 January 2020
Interview Date:  Wednesday 11 March 2020
Reference:  100119-R

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising and forward-thinking spirit committed to research and innovation excellence and to benefitting the economy, society and the environment.  Surrey Business School is a growing business school with approximately 110 academic staff members, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. We are growing strongly, both in terms of our size, and in terms of the quality and impact of our work. We are accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and by AMBA (the Association of MBAs). Our particular strengths are in analytics, digital innovation and technological transformation, leadership, sustainability and social innovation.


We are looking to appoint an Executive Director of Post Graduate Taught Programmes.  The successful candidate will be a Principal Teaching Fellow and be responsible for both the strategic and operational aspects of the Postgraduate Taught (PGT) portfolio.  The School has a thriving PGT community of over 600 students, consisting of 13 MSc programmes (many of which have work placements) as well as a full time and Executive MBA.  The successful candidate will provide leadership to Programme Directors to ensure the appropriate evolution of the PGT portfolio programme content and quality while also working alongside the Director of Learning & Teaching and Director of Internationalisation, among others.  The role also has responsibility for – and will lead teams on an ad-hoc basis relating to – accreditation (notably with AACSB and AMBA) and will report into the Dean of Surrey Business School.


This is a great opportunity to take up a senior management position to lead and innovate across an exciting suite of programmes within Surrey Business School.


Interviews will be taking place in late February 2020/early March 2020.


Informal enquires should be directed in the first instance to Dean of Surrey Business School, Professor Steve Wood (



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