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Advisory Board Recruitment 2013

Date: 07/02/2013

The AHRC is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced individuals based within the academic/commercial/government/voluntary sectors, to fill vacancies arising on its Advisory Board in 2013.

The AHRC funds research and postgraduate training across a wide disciplinary remit in addition to facilitating opportunities for researchers to engage in international, knowledge exchange, partnerships and public policy activities. It is a non-departmental government body (NDPB) sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and it is governed by its Council, which is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the organisation. The role of the Advisory Board is to advise the AHRC Council and the AHRC Executive on the development and implementation of strategic approaches to funding which reflect the challenges and opportunities arising for arts and humanities research and those who engage with it.

Below are the terms of reference for the Advisory Board, together with a role and person specification detailing the skills and experience looked for in potential Board members. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Board, please submit an expression of interest (no longer than 500 words) outlining how you meet the criteria outlined below along with a short CV (no longer than 2 pages). Please submit your expression of interest to Cathy Hargreaves, email c.hargreaves@ahrc.ac.uk  by the deadline of Wednesday 6 March 2013.

Interviews will take place on 1 May 2013, in London.

The AHRC will seek to ensure a healthy balance of institutional and regional representation on the Board. The AHRC is committed to openness and transparency of process and to providing equal opportunities for all, irrespective of race, age, disability, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, transgender and working patterns.

Advisory Board members receive a honorarium of £300 for attendance at each meeting and appropriate travel and accommodation costs will be reimbursed.

If you have any questions about the vacancies, please contact Cathy Hargreaves on 01793 416 014 or by email.

The links below contain more information regarding the advisory board recruitment and the interest for to apply:


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