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Dean of the Faculty of Law in the University of Oxford
Closing date: Monday 22 September

The Faculty of Law seeks to appoint a full time Dean of the Faculty to commence not later than 1st October 2015.  The appointment will be for five years in the first instance, renewable for a further five years.  The Dean will provide leadership in developing the Faculty’s strategy in maintaining and further fostering the Faculty’s vibrant and world class research and teaching culture; will oversee the management of the Faculty; represent the Faculty in the wider University and in the outside world, particularly in the context of development and fundraising; and carry out high quality research and scholarship in the field of law broadly defined.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarship and research; the ability and academic standing necessary to lead the Faculty and to plan and manage resources; and will be able to deal effectively with the Faculty, the collegiate University, professional bodies, actual or potential funders, and the wider world.

The appointment will be made in a salary range starting from £100,000 per annum.  When the Deanship comes to an end after the agreed period of office, a permanent senior research position (known as an RSIV post) in the Faculty will be available.

The deadline for application is noon GMT on Monday 22nd September 2014.  For more details about the post and details on how to apply, please see  Interviews for all shortlisted candidates will be held in Oxford on Friday 17th October 2014.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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