Seeking nominations for the AGCAS Research and Knowledge Director

25 May 2018

The AGCAS Nominations Working Party is seeking nominations for the role of Research and Knowledge Director. This Director leads on the Research and Knowledge strategic pillar for AGCAS and chairs the Research and Knowledge Committee.

Nominations are sought from colleagues with experience of research (although not necessarily current researchers), developing collaborations and managing and disseminating research. The Research and Knowledge Director is a member of the AGCAS Board. Nominees need to be able to commit to the time requirements of the role and the legal obligations of a trustee. 

The Nominations Working Party will shortlist candidates for election by the membership based on the role criteria and giving due consideration to the makeup of the Board to ensure it is representative of the membership. View the Nominations Working Party terms of reference.

Nominations are invited from Full Members of AGCAS, however the Nominations Working Party would be particularly interested in nominations from the devolved nations or south west England.

Research and Knowledge Director election schedule

Call for nominations 25 May 2018
Nominations deadline 29 June 2018
Shortlist announced and election opens 16 July 2018
Election closes 15 August 2018
 Announcement of new Research and Knowledge Director 20 August 2018


All nominees should complete the attached nomination form outlining how their skills and experience make them suitable for the role. All forms should be submitted to Elaine Boyes by 29 June 2018.

Role description

Nomination form