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IMPORTANT NOTES FOR APPLICANTS
Maximum limits on the length of applications
Applicants should present their CV in the following format. Applicants should provide the main evidence under the section that corresponds with their chosen pathway but may provide evidence under the other sections if relevant to their application.
Evidence should be provided of the extent to which you meet the following criteria:
contribution to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in the field of learning, teaching and assessment at the highest level
ability to influence, stimulate and inspire others
outstanding achievement in contributing to student learning
commitment to the future development of teaching and learning and the capacity and acceptance of responsibility for contributing to the leadership of teaching and learning development within their discipline and more widely within the University.
In determining whether the criteria are met, the committee will look for evidence of:
an established reputation as an excellent teacher and scholar, e.g. national teaching fellowship
an outstanding contribution to the learning and assessment process, e.g. curriculum development, innovation in teaching, learning and assessment approaches, and external assessments and evaluations of this contribution
impact of approaches and innovations at national and international level
high-level pedagogic research, as demonstrated by publications, etc., and how this has been received and used
external experience of the evaluation of learning, teaching and assessment, e.g. QAA reviewer, consistent involvement in external examining
leadership of a major academic function within the University
recognised external leadership roles in learning and teaching, e.g. through membership of national bodies, contribution to policy
success in securing major external funding (give precise details of grantor, sums allocated to Brookes, PI or CI
international standing, e.g. membership of international committees concerned with the development of the teaching of their subject in HE; international (preferably peer-reviewed) publications, contribution to international conferences, evidence of adaptation of teaching or assessment methods, etc. by HEIs in other countries
commitment to the future development of teaching and learning.
substantial achievement in original research, either pure or applied, recognised at national and international levels
outstanding contribution to the research profile of the discipline/department through publications and external research activity;
commitment to the future development of research: and the capacity, and acceptance of the responsibility, for contributing to the leadership of research development within the discipline and more widely within the University.
In determining whether the criteria are met, the panel will look for evidence appropriate to the discipline. This includes evidence of:
outstanding original contribution to the field of work and validation of this contribution
sustained record of high-quality publications and conference papers, where appropriate validated by number of citations or by other indices
international and national standing of the applicant’s work validated by, for example, membership of research councils and bodies, invitations to give keynote papers, editorial roles, organisation of international conferences, acceptance of work by international-rated journals which undertake rigorous peer review; external examination of PhD candidates
international networks and collaborations
contribution to the academic community, public policy, industry, the professions, commerce, the public sector or voluntary organisations
significant research income secured through, for example, research grants, commercial exploitation of research. Note: give details of the grant-giving body, dates, funding allocated to Brookes (this is important if it is a collaborative project), status of the applicant (PI or CI)
PhD supervision leading to successful completion. (Note: state clearly whether your role was Director of Studies or Second Supervisor)
ways in which research has linked to and informed teaching
contribution to the UoA’s most recent REF
research team development and leadership within the department/faculty
commitment to the future development of their personal research
capacity and acceptance of the responsibility for contributing to leadership of research within the discipline, the faculty and the University.
Research grant income should be presented in the following format:
Value of bid
Value of award to Brookes
Status(PI or CI)
Publications should be listed in groups, e.g. books, major articles, reviews; and each group should be shown in reverse chronological order (i.e. most recent publication first), giving the title and year of publication. Refereed journals should be clearly indicated.
Where joint publications are included, it is essential that a clear indication is given of the extent of the candidate's contribution.
A clear indication should be given of those books written as author or co-author, and those in which the work has been editorial or as a contributor.
Publications that are "in press" should be listed separately; publications that are "forthcoming" should not be listed at all but may be referred to in the candidate's statement of his/her own case.
outstanding contribution to the University through professional achievement outside teaching and academic administration
outstanding and lasting contribution to their academic community and/or through links with industry, the professions, commerce, the public sector or voluntary organisations
commitment to the continuing development of these professional activities and the capacity and acceptance of responsibility for contributing through these activities to the external promotion of the University.
In determining whether the criteria are met, the panel will look for evidence of:
outstanding and lasting contribution to the academic community and/or links with industry, the professions, commerce, the public sector or voluntary organisations in a way which distinguishes the candidate
service and leadership, in an executive role, on advisory or other boards or learned societies, national and international organisations and agencies
contribution to and significance of national/international role and leadership in government or corporate agencies at national/international level, professional institutes, research committees, community service, subject committees benchmarking panels
extensive acknowledgement as an intellectual leader in the field of activity
influence on national policy debates and professional advice
invitations to act as consultant or advisor to major national, intergovernmental and international agencies and/or major national or international professional bodies
ways in which the professional activities promote the University externally
leadership given to University colleagues in developing professional networks
commitment to future professional activities which benefit and promote the University externally
capacity and acceptance of responsibility for contributing to the promotion of the University through professional activities.
outstanding contribution to the University through academic leadership (beyond what would normally be expected, e.g. of a Head of Department)
ability to influence, stimulate and inspire other
outstanding contribution in at least two of the University’s core activities, i.e. teaching and learning, research, and knowledge exchange and enterprise; commitment to the future development of these core activities and a capacity to contribute to the leadership of these activities within their discipline and more widely within the University.
outstanding and sustained leadership of a major academic function within the University in a way which distinguishes the candidate
developing or sustaining the faculty and the University’s prominence and profile at a national level, beyond its ‘core business’ and beyond the sum of its parts
leadership skills in designing and implementing substantial organisational change and/or building new institutional capacity within the faculty and University, e.g. new research centre, research culture, teaching quality
commitment to the future academic leadership within or across the core activities of the University
capacity and acceptance of responsibility for providing academic leadership within the University.
In addition, evidence will be required of a distinctive record of achievement in at least two of the University’s core activities, as follows:
teaching and learning:
enterprise and knowledge exchange:
Evidence should be provided of the extent to which you meet the following criteria:
outstanding achievement in developing and sustaining links with external stakeholders e.g. industry, commerce
commitment to the future development of enterprise and knowledge exchange and a capacity and acceptance of responsibility for contributing to the leadership of these activities within their discipline and more widely within the University.
an established reputation for research
major innovation in linking research (and scholarly activities) and knowledge exchange through, for example, consultancies, CPD, enterprise activities
outstanding and sustained success in developing networks and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
significant sustained industrial/commercial collaboration(s); validation of collaboration
a leadership role within the University, e.g. leading a team in developing enterprise activities within the faculty
sustained success in securing major funding (Note: full details must be given, including source of funding, dates, funding allocated to Brookes, status of applicant, e.g. PI or CI.)
external recognition, e.g. through membership of enterprise bodies, advisory/consulting roles for national/international agencies or bodies
external experience of evaluating enterprise projects or programmes
international contribution to developing the link between the discipline and its stakeholders through, e.g. membership of international committees; publications, contribution to international conferences
commitment to the future development of enterprise and knowledge exchange activities
capacity and acceptance of responsibility for contributing to the leadership of enterprise and knowledge exchange within the University.
All documents, once reviewed by the Faculty, should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated June 2017