How to apply

To apply, candidates should send a CV and covering letter to The covering letter should explain the outcomes that the applicant seeks to gain from holding the Chair, the benefits to his/her ‘home’ institution, the benefits to the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, and should include a clear statement of the research project that the applicant would undertake if successful.

Applications have now closed for the academic year 2016/17. Applications for 2017/18 will open in 2017.