How to apply

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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.
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There are two elements to this appointment: 

  1. The role of Vice Dean (Research) will be for a fixed period of four years (renewable).

  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.


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 Careers page and submit your details, 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 the reference number 016525 on all correspondence.

Closing date:   Sunday 13 June 2021


Successful candidates will be invited to a formal panel interview chaired by the Provost (Arts & Sciences).

Interview date scheduled for:   July 2021


If you have special needs in relation to your application, please contact the Recruitment Coordinator responsible for the administration of the post on leanne.northam@kcl.ac.uk