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Research Excellence Framework

Disclosure date: 7 May 2014

Reference: FOI2014/060

Request

1) Please could you provide the total number of professors currently employed by the university either permanently or on contract, including both full and part time posts.

2) Please could you provide the number of those professors who have been entered into the 2014 Research Exercise Framework.

3) What was the annual salary of the highest paid professor who was not entered into the 2014 Research Exercise Framework.

4) Please could you provide the total number of professors employed by the university either permanently or on contract, including both full and part time posts, on April 1 2008.

5) Please could you provide the number of those professors who were successfully entered into the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

Response

1) As at 1 May 2014, a total of 93 professors were employed by the School either permanently or on contract including both full and part-time posts.

2) SOAS submitted 77 Professors to the REF 2014.

3) The current salary of the highest paid Professor who was eligible for inclusion in the REF 2014, but who was not submitted is £81,239.

4) As at 1 April 2008, a total of 75 professors were employed by the School either permanently or on contract including both full and part-time posts.

5) All members of academic staff who had the title of Professor and who were eligible for inclusion on the census date of 31 October 2007 were submitted by SOAS to the RAE 2008.