Six research councils are inviting applications to fill governing council vacancies expected to arise in 2013.
Suitably qualified academics and experienced individuals from industry, commerce, government, and the voluntary, creative and cultural sectors, can apply.
The vacancies are at the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the Natural Environment Research Council, and the Science and Technology Facilities Council.
The vacancies include some positions with audit committee responsibilities for part-time membership.
Annual honoraria of £6,850 will be paid. The closing date for applications is 19 November.