Appointment details

Reports to:

Senior Vice President (Academic)


A competitive salary commensurate with the academic profile and experience of the successful applicant will be offered. Start-up packages would be subject to separate negotiation and would be time-limited for the period of the Executive Dean appointment.

There are two elements to this appointment:

  • Executive Dean of the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences. This appointment will be for five years in the first instance on an additional and separate contract to that of the substantive appointment. The potential for a subsequent renewal would follow an inclusive review process.

  • 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.

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

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

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

Please ensure you quote reference number   061145   on all correspondence.

Closing date for applications:    Sunday 26 March 2023  (23:59)

King’s College London is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and through this appointment process it is our aim to develop candidate pools that include applicants from all backgrounds and communities. King’s particularly welcomes applications from women, people from black and minority ethnic communities, the LGBT+ community and from disabled people. If you have special needs in relation to your application please contact

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted by a selection committee drawn from across the university. The final interview panel will be chaired by the President & Principal and will include the Senior Vice President (Academic), and representatives from across the Faculty. There will be two stages of interviews alongside extensive stakeholder engagement.

Stage 1 interview (remote):   April 2023

Stage 2 interview (in person):   May 2023

The Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences 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.