The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is looking to appoint the ESRC's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Chair.

BEIS are seeking an inspirational social scientist with international standing and proven track record to lead the ESRC – initially as its CEO and subsequently as its Executive Chair as it is established as one of the nine Councils within UK Research and Innovation in April 2018.

Deadline for applications is 16 June 2017.