Selection panel

Complete the tab on the eSR1 with details of the panel (see notes below for certain membership requirements).

Panel membership should include members of both sexes and have attended the University’s mandatory Recruitment and Selection training.

Once the dates schedule has been agreed with you by HR, confirm shortlisting and interview dates with the panel and draw their attention to the Equality and Diversity Guidelines for Panels.

The University has agreed membership for certain appointments:

Academic appointments

For staff in the Education and Research and Education and Scholarship job families:

  • The line-managing Pro Vice-Chancellor will normally chair academic appointment panels below Chair level;
  • If the line-managing Pro Vice-Chancellor is unavailable then another Pro Vice-Chancellor will be invited to Chair the Panel;
  • For all academic appointments the following must be present: the Pro Vice Chancellor and an Associate Dean;
  • Up to three additional panel members may be drawn from the appropriate academic disciplines within the College but panels should not normally exceed a total of five members. 

For Associate Lecturers in the Education and Scholarship job family, the Associate Dean (Education) will normally chair appointment panels. If the Associate Dean is unavailable then the discipline lead will be expected to chair the panel. Panels should normally consist of three members of staff of whom at least two (including the chair of the panel) must be members of an academic job family.

Professor appointments

  • Vice-Chancellor or Provost (Chair)
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • College Pro Vice Chancellor
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Two College representatives
  • Two external assessors
  • Chair of Council (plus the same number of people from Council as are representing the College)

Research appointments

  • To include the Principal Investigator

Senior Professional Services posts

  • To include the Chief Operating Officer or nominee