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Formula Car Support Technician

University of Leeds Leeds, England

University Grade 6 (£25,513 - £30,434 p.a.) Informal enquires to Mr Peter Thompson, Technical… CV-Library.co.uk


2 days ago

Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice – new

University of Leeds Leeds, England

You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in pharmacy or a related discipline and be a registrant on t… University of Leeds


17 days ago

Lecturer/Associate Professor in International Business Lecturer/Associate Profes

University of Leeds Leeds, England

Leeds University Business School has built upon its rating of international excellence in the Research Assessment Exercises of 2001 and 2008, being… University of Leeds


5 days ago

Business Development Officer (Executive Education)

University of Leeds Leeds, England

Leeds University Business School Business Development Officer (Executive Education) Leeds University Business School is committed to making a… Adzuna


3 days ago

Development Manager [CRM]

University of Leeds Leeds, England

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3 days ago

Student Education Service Officer (Programme Support)

University of Leeds Leeds, England

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23 days ago

University Academic Fellow in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials

University of Leeds Leeds, England

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1 day ago

Teaching Fellow in English (Romantic/Victorian) – new

University of Leeds Leeds, England

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3 days ago

Business Analyst

University of Leeds Leeds, England

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23 days ago

University Academic Fellow in Crime and Policing Data Analytics

University of Leeds Leeds, England

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    I have been working at University of Leeds full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The university, like many towards the better end in the UK, still has some obvious strengths. Academics have space to conduct research, students are pretty high quality and academic colleagues are very supportive. Many academics are driven to produce high quality research.

    Cons

    Management is very poor. In recent years it has become focused around an egotistical VC (now left) and a mangement cadre of Deans that slap themselves on the back, pay themselves high wages and cut down dialogue. They have expanded the admin function hugely across the university and then imposed these costs back on to academics to pay for. Ideally this should provide support for the core mission of the university, but admin nows rules the place and academics are constrained to support this rather than the other way around, with endless chains of paperwork, targets and internal budegts.

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    Remember that this is a university, not some second rate civil service department. Get the Deans to support their academic staff. Have a more visible and understanding VC.

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