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TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) is looking for expressions of interest from postholders in the Social Sciences, Maths, Physical and Life Sciences or Medical Sciences divisions to serve on the TORCH Management Committee. Each new member is given a term of a year with the committee, which can also be renewed.

As part of the Management Committee, you will have the opportunity to shape and collaborate on the overarching and new research plans, and advise and support the TORCH Director and Associate Head for Research in the leadership of TORCH.

The Management Committee is a light-touch commitment. The committee meets once a term for two hours, and has responsibility for assessing and awarding the TORCH New Network funding, supporting and advising the Director, and allocating larger grants as and when they are available. More information about TORCH, its core values, and governance is available here:

Expressions of interest in joining the Committee should be sent to by 5pm Friday 28 April 2017. Please send a brief email with your name, faculty and post, and a reason for being interested in joining the committee.

Any queries, please feel free to contact Victoria McGuinness (TORCH Business Manager) -