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Recruitment to the BBSRC Council of UK Research and Innovation

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UK Research and Innovation is a new organisation that, from 1 April 2018, will bring together the seven research councils, including BBSRC, Innovate UK and Research England. Each will be led by an Executive Chair who will be supported by a Council.

The Councils will have a pivotal role in ensuring the success of UK Research and Innovation, helping it to be the single, strong voice of UK research and innovation, and building on our world-leading reputation.

BBSRC is looking to appoint Council members from 1 April 2018. Council members will have a range of expertise and experience in research and innovation across higher education, industry and commerce, reflecting different characteristics and professional backgrounds.

BBSRC is seeking applications in the following areas;

  • Frontier bioscience (two vacancies)
  • Agri-food and agri-tech (two vacancies)
  • Bioscience for health (one vacancy)
  • Industrial biotechnology and bioenergy (one vacancy)
  • Advanced capabilities (infrastructure) (one vacancy)
  • Emerging technologies (one vacancy)
  • Data driven biosciences (one vacancy)
  • Pharmaceuticals (one vacancy)

If you have relevant expertise and experience we would like to hear from you.

The application pack can be found below:

BBSRC recruitment of Council members: Application pack (PDF 289KB)

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BBSRC recruitment of Council members: Application pack (DOCX 111KB)

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BBSRC recruitment of Council members: Application pack (ODT 86KB)

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The application deadline is 13 November 2017, 12 noon GMT.

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