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[ecrea] Chair and Fellowship Opportunities - Cardiff University

Mon Oct 31 11:09:41 GMT 2011

Dear Colleagues

See below for Chair and Fellowship Opportunities at Cardiff University, or click on the following link if you are interested (if you do so, you'll then be able to click on information and application links):


Whether you are an established academic looking to lead a world-class team or an early career researcher looking for your next move, we can offer you the environment and research culture that will help you realise your ambitions. As part of this recruitment campaign we will be making a number of appointments across all academic disciplines.

   Chair <>

Internationally-recognised with an outstanding track record, you will provide inspirational leadership and shape the University's research agenda, offering significant influence and impact. To be considered for a Chair position, you will be able to give evidence on how you fulfil the following essential criteria:

   * 4* research record, supported by publications in high quality
     academic journals since 2008.
   * Demonstrable national and international reputation with the
     ability to lead the future research agenda within the academic school.
   * Successful track record of gaining and enhancing research income.
   * Experience of research leadership and successful supervision of
     PhD students.

   Fellow <>

With a record of impressive early academic achievement, you will pursue original ideas and be ready to establish networks and build research programmes.

To be considered for a Fellow position, you will be able to give evidence on how you fulfil the following essential criteria:

   * Post-doctoral research experience, supported by outstanding
     personal academic records, commensurate with your career stage.
   * A high quality publication record that will enhance a REF submission.
   * Ability to develop independent research objectives, projects and
   * A successful record in securing research grants, as appropriate to
     your disciplinary area.

   Application Process

You can complete your application in three easy steps by clicking Apply Now. You'll be asked to upload your current CV and supply a covering letter, explaining your motivation for applying for these posts and the direction you see your research going in the next five years. You'll also be asked to complete an Equal Opportunities Form.

Your application will be considered by a panel of academics with knowledge of your subject area. Due to the number of anticipated applications and the need to conduct a thorough, robust and transparent shortlisting process, we do not anticipate interviews being held until early 2012. All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in due course.


 Serious Brain Power

Dr Cynthia Carter
Senior Lecturer
Cardiff School of Journalism,
Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University
Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue
Cardiff, Wales

tel: (0)2920 876172
fax: (0)2920 238832
email: (cartercl /at/

Co-editor, Feminist Media Studies

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