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Appointments to the BBSRC, ESRC and NERC Audit Committees

The Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and NERC are seeking to appoint new members to their Audit Committees.

The Audit Committees are sub-committees of the respective councils and advise on the overall effectiveness of management procedures, and also monitor internal control systems. Further information about the role and responsibilities of the Audit Committees can be found on the BBSRC, ESRC and NERC websites.

Each research council is looking to appoint new members to their committees. Prospective candidates will preferably have experience in working in a similar capacity in either a higher education environment or the public sector. A strong financial background is preferred. Further information about these vacancies together with application forms can be found on the BBSRC, ESRC and NERC websites.

Application form (Word, 106KB)

Vacancy specification (PDF, 79KB)

Applications must be submitted on the template provided on the websites and should be submitted directly to by no later than midday on Tuesday 3 May 2016.


For further information please contact:

Gareth MacDonald
01793 413222

Marzena Bien
01793 413137

Sam Gooch
01793 411722