Chair of the Arts, Humanities and Cultures Faculty Research Ethics Committee

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7134539 (Ref.No. AHCFO1051)
Posted: March 16, 2023

Job Description

**Open only to current Academic staff in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures**

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures is looking to appoint a new Chair of the Arts, Humanities and Cultures Faculty Research Ethics Committee, following the end of Professor Robert Jones’ tenure. The successful candidate will be a member of academic staff based in the Faculty.

The Committee remit includes: considering applications for ethical review from staff and students; working with applicants to ensure that research is conducted ethically; auditing completed research which received ethical approval to ensure compliance with ethical practices; and promoting awareness and understanding of ethical issues in research more broadly. 

The role of the Chair is open to academic members of staff with appropriate levels of expertise across all the Faculty’s Schools.

The appointment requires the agreement of the Executive Dean and relevant Head of School. 

Administrative and professional support from the Secretariat will be provided. 

Please submit a short CV and a statement setting out your priorities for the role, by 31st March 2023.

Contact information

For an informal discussion of the role, please contact:

Professor Matthew Treherne, Pro-Dean for Research, and Innovation ([email protected]). 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  Faculty Office
Category:  Academic
Grade:  N/A
Salary:  p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  30% workload remission
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (3 years)
Release Date:  Wednesday 15 March 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 31 March 2023
Reference:  AHCFO1051

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