Professorship and Readership Conferment: Call for submissions

Each year applications are invited for the conferment of Professorships and Readerships and the process for 2020 is now open

Have you considered applying for Professorship or Readership?  The Professorship and Readership Conferment information webpages contain the procedures for application, criteria, deadline date and briefing session dates.

Please find below the link to the web page.  This will also be available through the HR web page.

The deadline for submission of applications is 16th February 2020.

To help with the application process a series of Briefing Sessions are planned for members of staff interested in applying. Briefing sessions for potential applications will be held as follows and you may attend any session:

  • Research route: -
  • 16th December at 1pm, Byrom Street 325
  • 15th January at 1pm, IM Marsh Boardroom
  • 29th January at 12pm, Redmonds 226
  • All other routes: -
  • 11th December at 12pm, Byrom Street 325
  • 10th January at 12pm, IM Marsh Boardroom
  • 24th January at 12pm, Redmonds 227

The purpose of the sessions is to offer potential applicants the opportunity to ask any questions they may have regarding their application, in order to ensure the criteria is fully understood and adhered to.

Please confirm which, if any, briefing session you will be attending by contacting Holly Gilfoyle (


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