Person specification

CRITERIA ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE HOW IDENTIFIED
AND ASSESSED
*For ‘How identified and assessed’ use:  AP – application,  AS – assessment,  I – interview,  P – presentation,  R – references
Education / qualification and training
PhD in a relevant area X   AP
Evidence of significant impact in the field X   AP
Formal management training   X AP
Knowledge / skills
Ability to think strategically and contribute at a senior level to the Department, FoLSM and King’s X   AP, P, R
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the specified fields of expertise and an internationally leading research track record of publications and research grant leadership in this area X   AP, I, P, R
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to listen, engage and persuade X   AP, I, P, R
Excellent administrative and organisational skills X   AP, I, R
Possess in-depth understanding of the discipline to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding within the field X   AP, I, R
Experience
Previous leadership/management experience with measurable impact X   AP, I, R
Extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with evidence of innovative and effective teaching and ability to engage and inspire students of diverse and international backgrounds X   AP, I, R
A demonstrable commitment to an inclusive, diverse and collegial approach to education and research. X   AP, I, R
Track record of successful supervision of research students and research and academic staff at all levels X   AP, I, R
Proven ability to build an internationally leading research group and successfully manage and promote that group’s research within an international arena alongside successful grant capture X   AP, I, P, R
Established external links including with academic societies, health services and/or charted/professional bodies   X AP, I, R
Engagement in Education Quality Review, such as External Examiner role, participation in internal or external Quality Assessment Review   X AP, I, R
Leadership in global issues such as: Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity; Widening Access and Closing the Attainment Gap; Sustainability   X AP, I, R