Director of the Institute of Historical Research
Applications are invited for the post of Director of the Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study.
The School seeks a person of high academic standing and administrative ability, with the strategic vision to lead this important institution.
The appointee will provide the intellectual leadership to advance the academic objectives of the Institute within the School’s mission to support, provide and facilitate research in the humanities, broadly defined. They will sustain, develop and advance the academic and professional standing of the Institute locally, nationally and internationally and have responsibility for formulating and enacting the Institute’s strategic plans.
With an internationally recognised reputation in a field relevant to the Institute’s research promotion and facilitation activities, the successful candidate will possess the vision, knowledge and ability to co-ordinate and develop the Institute’s academic activities and be able to represent and promote the Institute in the UK and internationally.
The post is offered either as a secondment or permanent appointment with the University of London.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 6 March 2014
For further information including particulars and details on how to apply, please see the University of London recruitment website.