Format of Curriculum Vitae

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR APPLICANTS

  1. Maximum limits on the length of applications

Reader

CV no more than 10 pages.
Supporting statement from candidate no more than one side of A4.
Both in minimum 10pt with 'normal' margins and no web links.

Professor

CV no more than 15 pages.
Supporting statement from candidate no more than one side of A4.
Both in minimum 10pt with 'normal' margins and no web links.

  1. 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.

  2. Applicants who have made a previous application for promotion, should highlight the developments since that date. For example, an applicant who was promoted to Reader in, say, 2015, should make clear the additional research grants or publications produced since that date.

Section A

Name:
P Number:
Department:
Present appointment:
Professorial level applied for:
Education and qualifications obtained (with dates, most recent first):
Previous appointments (with dates, most recent first):

Section B: Teaching, Learning and Assessment

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.

Section C: Research

Evidence should be provided of the extent to which you meet the following criteria:

  • substantial achievement in original research, either pure or applied, recognised at national and international levels

  • ability to influence, stimulate and inspire others

  • 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.

Please note

  1. Research grant income should be presented in the following format:

Date

Funder

Project title

Value of bid

 

Value of award to Brookes

Status

(PI or CI)

Co-researcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. 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.

  2. Where joint publications are included, it is essential that a clear indication is given of the extent of the candidate's contribution.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Section D: Professional achievement

Evidence should be provided of the extent to which you meet the following criteria:

  • outstanding contribution to the University through professional achievement outside teaching and academic administration

  • ability to influence, stimulate and inspire others

  • 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.

Section E: Academic leadership

Evidence should be provided of the extent to which you meet the following criteria:

  • 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.

In determining whether the criteria are met, the panel will look for evidence of:

  • 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:

    • an established reputation as an excellent teacher and scholar;

    • outstanding achievement in contributing to the learning and assessment process through, e.g. leading the development of innovative courses, pedagogic innovation and contribution to the discipline, leadership roles in learning and teaching at national level;

    • external experience in evaluating learning, teaching and assessment, e.g. QAA reviewer, a record of consistent involvement in external examining.

  • research:

    • research profile of at least national excellence, as supported by evidence of membership of research councils and bodies, invitations to give keynote papers etc, editorial roles, external examination of PhD students, organisation of internal conferences, etc;

    • significant list of publications and conference papers, where most of the published outputs have been subject to peer review;

    • research income, including research grants and income generated from the exploitation of research (Note: state. (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: indicated whether this was as Director of Studies or Second Supervisor.)

    • research leadership.

  • enterprise and knowledge exchange:

    • significant innovation in linking research (and scholarly activities) and knowledge exchange through, e.g. consultancies, CPD, enterprise activities

    • successful development of networks and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders

    • significant industrial/commercial collaboration;

    • a leadership role in developing enterprise activities within the faculty

    • success in securing significant funding

    • external experience of the evaluation of enterprise projects or programmes.

Section F: Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange

Evidence should be provided of the extent to which you meet the following criteria:

  • outstanding contribution to the University through enterprise and knowledge exchange activities

  • ability to influence, stimulate and inspire others

  • 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.

In determining whether the criteria are met, the panel will look for evidence of:

  • 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 hrcommittees@brookes.ac.uk

 

Updated June 2017