Head of the School of Life Sciences

Our Vision: “Envisioning Excellence: Building on a Legacy of Innovation, Inclusivity, and Collaboration”

At the Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Wolverhampton, our vision is rooted in our rich industrial heritage of pioneering research and academic excellence. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated, and every voice is valued. Our focus on partnerships and enterprise drives us to be at the forefront of knowledge creation and application.

Our faculty is more than just a place of learning; it is a community where our dedicated staff and passionate students come together to explore, innovate, and inspire. We are united by the belief that together, we can shape a brighter future through the power of science and engineering.

With a commitment to our heritage, inclusivity, partnerships, enterprise, and the success of our staff and students, we embark on a journey to push the boundaries of knowledge, equipping the workforce and leaders of tomorrow with the skills and values to make a meaningful impact on our world. 

Reporting to the Dean of Faculty of Science and Engineering, Head of School is a senior academic management role with both institutional and local responsibility.

The principal responsibilities of the Head of School are:

  • To provide academic leadership ensuring the School delivers excellence in the full portfolio of academic activity with a focus on delivering sustained improved in our benchmark metrics, within the context of the operation and strategic development of the Faculty and University.
  • To lead on the academic development and enhancement of the School’s offer and to create new employer-led provision that meet the requirements of new and emerging markets.
  • To lead, manage and support School colleagues, including the school management team, by recruiting, developing, coaching, motivating, and managing their performance and promotions, and in so doing act as a role model for the behaviours and values espoused by the University.
  • To contribute to the Faculty leadership team and play an active role in the development of the wider Faculty plans and ambitions.