Recruitment campaign for BBSRC Executive Chair launched

Recruitment campaign for BBSRC Executive Chair launched

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched the recruitment campaign for the role of BBSRC Executive Chair.

We are seeking an inspirational individual with international standing and a proven track record to lead the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) as its Executive Chair, once it becomes one of the nine Councils of UK Research and Innovation in April 2018.

As part of UK Research and Innovation's Executive Committee, the Executive Chair will have a critical role within UK Research and Innovation and in championing and increasing the impact of biotechnological and biological research.

BBSRC's Executive Chair may also be responsible for leading and delivering one or more cross cutting areas for UK Research and Innovation, on behalf of all the Councils.

Applications are open until 3 November 2017.