Reykjavik University
Dean of RU School of Science and Engineering
Reykjavik University
Reykjavik University (RU), Iceland´s largest private university, is a dynamic international university with over 3000 students offering a first rate education in one of the most unique countries in the world.
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Published: 16 days ago
Application deadline: Oct 15
Location: Reykjavík, Iceland
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Dean of RU School of Science and Engineering

Reykjavik University seeks an ambitious leader to carry out the development of the School of Science and Engineering. The dean is responsible for administrative affairs as well as for leading the faculty's academic agenda. The dean reports to the president of Reykjavik University and is a member of the university's executive committee.

We seek candidates that have:

  • Strong strategic vision and the ability to shape and lead a team of faculty members and staff
  • Doctorate in engineering or related subjects
  • Academic teaching and research experience
  • Management, operations and leadership experience
  • Experience from industry or collaborations with industry
  • International experience

Reykjavik University's School of Science and Engineering Science provides education and research in engineering and related subjects. The School offers BSc, MSc and PhD degrees. The school has around 1200 enrolled students and approximately 50 faculty and staff members. The School of Science and Engineering is part of the CDIO network (e. Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate).

For further information, please contact Sigríður Elín Guðlaugsdóttir, Executive Director of Human Resources ( tel: +354-599-6200. Applications should be submitted before October 15th, 2017, through our applications website here below.

The role of Reykjavik University is to create and disseminate knowledge to enhance the competitiveness and quality of life for individuals and society, guided by good ethics, sustainability and responsibility. There are four schools within the university; School of Business, School of Computer Science, School of Law and School of Science and Engineering. Education and research at RU are based on strong ties with industry and society. We emphasize interdisciplinary collaboration, international relations and entrepreneurship. Reykjavik University currently has around 3700 students and 240 employees.

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