Person specification

CRITERIA ESSENTIAL or 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 Engineering or related field Essential AP
Strong research record in telecommunications, through high quality publications Essential AP
Knowledge / skills
Leadership skills Essential AP, I, R
Ability to further academic planning and strategic development Desirable AP, I
Ability to attract and develop talented researchers into the field Essential AP, I
Ability to motivate students and junior colleagues Essential P, I
Ability to carry out relevant research Essential AP, I
Ability to teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in engineering Essential AP, I
Experience
Outstanding research record of international stature Essential AP, I, R
Established record of acquiring research grants/funding Essential AP, I
Teaching and assessment experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level Essential AP, I
Experience of supervision of research students Essential AP, I
Experience of university governance and of academic administration Desirable AP, I
Personal characteristics/other requirements
Ability to organise work to meet demands of research, teaching & administration Essential I
Ability to manage and interact with staff and students at all levels Essential AP, I
Commitment to providing effective teaching at undergraduate & MSc level Essential AP, I
Commitment to contributing to the development and set-up of the new Department of Engineering Essential I