How to apply

Reports to:
Senior Vice President (Academic)
A competitive salary commensurate with the academic profile and experience of the successful applicant will be offered.

There are two elements to this appointment:

  1. Executive Dean of the Dickson Poon School of Law. This appointment will be for five years in the first instance on an additional and separate contract to that of the substantive appointment. With the potential for a subsequent renewal following a review process.

  2. The substantive appointment is an ongoing academic contract, a permanent member of the academic staff of King’s College London. It is expected, but not a requirement, that the appointee will meet the criteria for an appointment at professorial level.

King’s College London is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and through this appointment process it is the university’s clear stated aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly encourage applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the role please contact the King's Search Team:

Rebecca Russell               
Victoria Sanders-Clarke

To apply for this post you will need to register on the King’s College London application portal and submit the application form along with the following:

  • a short statement setting out your reasons for applying for the post and highlighting the particular skill and experience which you feel you would bring to the role (two pages maximum)

  • an updated curriculum vitae
Applications must be made electronically in Word or PDF format.
Please ensure you quote reference number   
034229   on all correspondence. 

Closing date for applications    22 November 2021

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted by a selection committee drawn from across the university. Selected candidates will be invited to interview where they will be asked to present and respond to questions. The interview panel will be chaired by the Principal & President and will include the Senior Vice President (Academic) and representatives from across the School.

Interviews and assessments will be held in early 2022

The Dickson Poon School of Law is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.