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Recruitment campaign for EPSRC Executive Chair launched


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

We are seeking an inspirational individual with international standing and a proven track record to lead the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council as its Executive Chair, from September 2018 following the transition from the current Chief Executive, Professor Philip Nelson

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 the physical sciences.

EPSRC’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 2 February 2018.

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