The Research Development Funding Panel is responsible on behalf of the Research Performance and Management Committee (RPMC) for providing internal funding and support to aid the development of research at BU.
We are seeking expressions of interest (EoIs) for the Chair and Deputy Chair, and Panel Members of the Research Development Funding Panel. Chairs should be members of the Professoriate this is extended to Associate Professors for the Deputy Chair role. Applications from underrepresented groups (minority ethnic, declared disability) are particularly welcome. EoIs for Panel members are open to the wider academic community, not just the Professoriate.
Application: EoIs will be reviewed against selection criterion which includes knowledge and experience of research development, experience of chairing meetings and plans for leading the research agenda across the university.
EoIs for the Chair and Deputy Chair roles should consist of a short case (maximum length of one page) outlining suitability for the role. These should be submitted to email@example.com by the deadline of 5pm on on 23rd January 2023.
EoIs for Panel member roles should consist of a short case (maximum length of half a page) outlining suitability for the role. These should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of 5pm on on 23rd January 2023.
Please note: EoIs should specify which role the applicant is applying to.
There will be a delay in response to Panel member applications until the Chair and Deputy Chair roles are appointed by 6th March 2023. After this the Panel Members will be contacted about their appointment.
There will be an orientation meeting on 9th March 2023 at 10am for the Chairs and Deputy Chairs. This will be with Deputy VC Tim McIntyre-Bhatty.
Full details are available here:
Process and Criteria for Research Development Funding Panel Recruitment
Research Development Funding Panel Chair and Deputy Chair Role Descriptor
Research Development Funding Panel Member Role Descriptor