Leadership and Citizenship
At this level there will be strong evidence of academic leadership and a proven ability to lead, mentor, develop and motivate colleagues, lead and manage a research team well and engage in capacity building, as appropriate to the discipline.
Evidence of a significant contribution to the management/administration and continuing improvement of the department/faculty or the wider University as appropriate to the post held. This may include a significant contribution to examining, pastoral care and student welfare, outreach and access work, contribution to Athena Swan, Race Equality and similar initiatives.
There will also be strong evidence that a leading role has been taken in peer review bodies/committees, editorships of leading academic journals, professional organisations, government committees or Research Councils etc. as well as activities connected to enterprise, links with industry and business etc. as appropriate to the discipline.
A distinguished ongoing academic record and a very significant international reputation. This level rewards those who are recognised as research leaders, for example through their membership of an academy (eg Royal Society, British Academy) and/or their international equivalents, and/or have been awarded highly prestigious prizes and/or prestigious lectures or other such honours, as appropriate to the discipline. They are international authorities in their particular field who have made a significant and lasting positive mark on the University’s work in their subject area directly through their own research and/or through their role in leading and developing their discipline at Oxford, including a significant contribution to public understanding.
As well as an ongoing full and effective contribution to teaching for University departments/faculties (not teaching done for colleges) as appropriate for the post held, there will be evidence of active, ongoing leadership of review/development of the curriculum, course management, designing new courses etc. as appropriate in the context of the particular department/faculty.