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Head Of Chemical And Process Engineering

The University of Surrey seeks applications from exceptional leaders for the position of Head of the Department of Chemical and Processing Engineering. Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Working to enhance Surrey’s distinctive blend of academic knowledge and professional insight, you will join a strong, empowered management team in delivering Surrey’s goal to be among the UK’s top ten and the world’s top one hundred universities.


The post holder will be expected to build on this success. The University is looking for an individual with research interests which will complement those in the Department and/or adjacent disciplines such as Chemistry, the other Engineering specialisms and Environmental Strategy. Applications would be welcome from those with relevant industrial experience.

Whilst the appointment to the role of Professor at Surrey is a permanent one commencing as soon as possible, the responsibility for the Headship will be for an initial 3 year period, renewable for a further 2 years after which time the post holder would normally revert to a professorial role in the Department. The post attracts membership of the USS pension scheme, thirty days annual leave entitlement, seven University days, along with eight public and statutory holidays.


University of Surrey
Country: United Kingdom

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Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Jonathan Seville, Dean of Faculty (E: For further information about the University of Surrey, please visit

Please enclose with your application:

a full CV, publications list, latest remuneration details and details of two referees
a cover letter of not more than two pages summarising your relevant skills and including details of budgetary authority and staff management responsibilities.
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