Research and Knowledge Transfer Professor Profiles (levels 1-3) by HC12092907132

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									     Level 1                Professor – Research & Knowledge Transfer

1. Teaching and    Could be expected to contribute to teaching programmes particularly in
Learning Support   the area of continuing professional development.

                   Supervision of research students to completion as Director of Studies.
                   Encourage the development of innovative approaches to continuing
                   professional development or other course delivery which are both
                   research led and informed.
2. Research and    Lead bids and win research contracts.
Scholarship        Lead the development and implementation of knowledge transfer strategy.
                   Lead and co-ordinate knowledge transfer activity in the subject.

                   Proven ability to win commercial contracts on a sustained basis.
                   Participate in collaborative research partnerships with other educational
                   institutions or bodies.
                   Lead and contribute to the development of intellectual property.
                   Lead bids and win consultancy, knowledge transfer partnerships, proof of
                   concept schemes and other relevant knowledge transfer activities.
                   Principal investigator or consultant on major contract research and
                   knowledge transfer projects.
                   Will have been submitted to the most recent Research Assessment
                   Exercise (RAE).
3. Communication   Be routinely involved in complex and important negotiations internally and
                   with external bodies.
                   Required to convey and understand communication of a complex,
                   conceptual nature which typically would not be understandable to non-
                   specialists.
                   Acting as Principal Investigator and writing project proposals/bids for
                   funding of projects.
                   Invitations to give papers and workshops at UK wide conferences.
                   Involvement in chairing conference breakout sessions and/or acting as
                   rapporteur.
                   Writing research papers or major technical reports including articles for
                   international level refereed publications.
                   Give occasional press and media (TV and/or radio) interviews in area of
                   specialism.

                   Prepare, review and comment on industry, regulations, UK regulations
                   and standards.
                   Prepare and review intellectual property including patents and registered
                   designs.
                   Give evidence/information to courts, planning inquiries, standards bodies
                   and government commissions.
4. Liaison and       Promote and market the work of the School/University in the subject area
Networking           both UK wide and internationally.
                     Chair committees and participate in Institutional decision making and
                     governance.
                     Lead and develop internal and external networks to foster collaboration
                     and share information and ideas and to promote the subject specialism
                     and the Institution.
                     Consulted by government advisory/policy/regulatory bodies or equivalent.
                     Serve as a Director of a Limited company or a public or voluntary
                     organisation.
                     Develop links with external contacts such as other educational and
                     research bodies, employers, professional bodies and other providers of
                     funding and contract research initiatives to foster collaboration and
                     generate income.
5. Managing People   Exercise academic leadership for all subject area contract research
                     activities.
                     Act as line manager (formally or informally) for matters relating to the
                     employment of staff and ensuring the work is allocated fairly according to
                     skills and capacity.
                     Appraise and advise staff on personal and career development plans.
6. Teamwork          Promote a collegiate approach and develop team spirit and team
                     coherence, acting as a role model and leading by example.
                     Foster highly specialised and/or inter-disciplinary team working.
                     Form and communicate a clear vision of what is to be achieved overall
                     within their research/knowledge transfer group; motivating individuals to
                     contribute to this common goal to the best of their ability; create a sense of
                     unity and common purpose.
                     Develop and communicate a clear vision of strategic direction in own area
                     of responsibility.
                     Leading research/knowledge transfer teams at School/Faculty level.
7. Pastoral Care     Responsible for the initial resolution of all student and team issues within
                     and outwith standard procedures.
                     Overall responsibility for welfare of staff drawing on specialist advice and
                     support as required.
                     Ensure that an appropriate framework is developed and used for pastoral
                     care issues.
8. Initiative,       Determine the final allocation of resources within own area of
Problem-Solving      responsibility.
and Decision-        Act as an arbiter in local disputes.
Making               Lead the development of novel and creative approaches in responding to
                     contract research or commercial challenges or policy issues.
                     Initiate new and original solutions to problems which bring about or
                     influence social or economic change at a regional/local level.
                     Contribute to strategic decisions at School level and prepare papers for
                     Faculty committees.
                     Provide advice to external bodies at UK level.
9. Planning and        Contribute to Institutional planning and strategic development.
Managing               Plan and implement contract research projects and monitor progress to
Resources              ensure the achievement of financial and research objectives.
                       Take overall responsibility for the organising and deployment of resources
                       within own area of responsibility.
10. Sensory,
Physical and
Emotional Demands
11. Work          Overall responsibility for health and safety in own areas of responsibility.
Environment       Ensure that appropriate risk management processes are operational.
12. Expertise     A leading authority in the subject, with a significant reputation within the
                  UK.
                  Possess in-depth knowledge of specialism to enable the development of
                  understanding in the field.
                  Substantial and on-going knowledge transfer publication output.
                  Contributes to the maintenance of research and/or knowledge transfer
                  ethics and governance at Faculty level.
      Level 2
(building on the level             Professor – Research & Knowledge Transfer
of demand in Level 1)
1. Teaching and        Expected to give master classes to peers and students.
Learning Support
2. Research and        Proven ability to win major commercial contracts on a sustained basis.
Scholarship
                       Lead and co-ordinate knowledge transfer activity in the subject at UK
                       level.
                       Lead bids and win research contracts of national importance.
                       Lead and contribute to the development of significant levels of intellectual
                       property.
                       Lead bids and win significant knowledge transfer projects of national
                       importance.
                       Principal Investigator and writing project proposals/bids for funding of
                       major projects of UK significance.
3. Communication       Invitations to give plenary/keynote addresses at international conferences
                       Involvement in planning and organising UK conference sessions and/or
                       chairing international conference plenary sessions.
                       Refereeing for academic journals in specialist area and/or reviewing
                       governmental policy documents.
                       Give frequent press and media (TV and/or radio) interviews in area of
                       specialism.
                       Prepare, review and comment on International industry, regulations and
                       standards.
                       Prepare and review significant levels of intellectual property including
                       patents and registered designs.
                       Give evidence/information to UK courts, inquiries, standards bodies and
                       government commissions.
4. Liaison and         Promote and market the work of the Faculty/University in the subject area
Networking             both UK wide and internationally.
                       Routinely chair committees and participate in Institutional decision making
                       and governance for the overall benefit of the University.
                       Initiate, lead and develop internal and external networks to foster
                       collaboration and share information and ideas and to promote the subject
                       specialism and the strategic aims of the University.
                       Member of government advisory/policy/regulatory bodies or equivalent.
5. Managing People Evidence of managing organisational performance; change management;
                       and operational efficiency.
6. Teamwork            Develop and communicate a clear vision of the Faculty/Service strategic
                       direction.
                       Leading significant research/knowledge transfer teams drawn from staff
                       from across the University and from external partners.
                       Develop less experienced staff in team leadership roles.
7. Pastoral Care
8. Initiative,          Act as an arbiter in national disputes.
Problem-Solving         Initiate new and original solutions to problems which bring about or
and Decision-           influence social or economic change at UK level.
 Making                 Be involved in strategic decisions at Faculty/Service level.

                        Lead the development of novel and creative approaches in responding to
                        contract research or commercial challenges or institutional or public policy
                        issues
                        Provide advice to external bodies at UK and international level.
9. Planning and        Take overall responsibility for the organising and deployment of resources
Managing               within large projects or an area of work which will include setting
Resources              standards; monitoring objectives and budgets; coordinating the work of
                       several cross-boundary teams.
                       Ongoing ability to secure and manage funding, consultancy and income
                       generation in order to secure contract research sustainability.
                       Achieve alignment of the planning of the contract research
                       groups/activities with the institutional priorities and strategic goals.

10. Sensory,
Physical and
Emotional Demands
11. Work
Environment
12. Expertise     A leading authority in the subject, with an international reputation.
                  Evidence of peer recognition, for example by the achievement of
                  awards/medals/prizes.
                  Contributes to the maintenance of research and/or knowledge transfer
                  ethics and governance at university level.
                  Possess in depth knowledge of specialism to enable the development of
                  new knowledge, innovation and understanding in the field.
                  A leading authority in the subject, with a significant KT reputation with key
                  Government, industry, institutional and external organisations.
                  Demonstrate that research outputs are impacting on end-users in
                  commerce, society and government.
      Level 3
(building on the level           Professor – Research & Knowledge Transfer
of demand in Level 2)
1. Teaching and        Expected to give UK wide master classes to peers and students.
Learning Support
2. Research and        Proven ability to win major international commercial contracts on a
Scholarship            sustained basis.
                       Lead and co-ordinate knowledge transfer activity at international level.
                       Contribute to the development of internationally recognised intellectual
                       property.
                       Lead bids and win significant knowledge transfer projects of international
                       importance.
                       Principal Investigator and writing project proposals/bids for funding of
                       major projects of international significance.
                       Government or industry sector appointed Principal Investigator or
                       consultant on major contract research and knowledge transfer projects.
3. Communication       Evidence of having influenced international level policy debates, supplied
                       professional advice or set a new standard in relevant area of expertise.

                       Give frequent press and media (TV and/or radio) interviews with UK
                       coverage.
                       Refereeing for academic journals in specialist area and/or reviewing
                       governmental policy documents at international level.
                       Involvement in planning and organising international conferences and/or
                       chairing international conference plenary sessions.
                       Develop new international regulations and standards as a result of own
                       previous work.
                       Prepare and review significant levels of intellectual property including
                       patents and registered designs at international level.
                       Give evidence/information to International Commissions or multi-National
                       organisations.


4. Liaison and         Initiate, lead and develop external networks to foster collaboration and
Networking             share information and ideas and to promote the subject specialism at
                       international level.
                       Chair of a government or international advisory/policy/regulatory body or
                       equivalent.
5. Managing People
6. Teamwork            Develop and communicate a clear vision of the Faculty/Service strategic
                       direction, building new institutional capacity within the University, e.g. new
                       research centre, research culture.
                       Leading significant research/knowledge transfer teams drawn from staff
                       from across the University and from national and international partners.
                       Leadership role in inter-university and/or university business collaboration
                       on projects of international standing and reputation.
7. Pastoral Care
8. Initiative,         Act as an arbiter in international disputes.
Problem-Solving
and Decision-          Lead the development of novel and creative approaches in areas where
Making                 there is a lack of precedent in responding to contract research and
                       commercial challenges.
                       Initiate new and original solutions to problems which bring about or
                       influence social or economic change at international level.
                       Based on area of expertise, provide advice and input into strategic
                       decisions at Institutional level.
                       Provide advice to external bodies (including governmental) at UK and
                       international level on invitation.
9. Planning and
Managing
Resources
10. Sensory,
Physical and
Emotional Demands
11. Work
Environment
12. Expertise     A leading authority in the subject with an internationally renowned
                  reputation.
                  A leading authority in the subject, with a significant KT reputation
                  internationally (e.g. recognition by foreign government departments,
                  international industry sectors and companies and non-industry
                  organisations)
                  Evidence of recognition at national/international level for expertise on
                  research ethics and governance.
                  Evidence of peer recognition of a high order, for example by the
                  achievement of significant and major awards/medals/prizes.
                  Will have been awarded a higher doctorate.
                  Shall have been elected to a Fellowship of their professional institution

								
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