The European University Institute (Florence) invites applications for the post of Director of its Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS). The post becomes vacant in September 2021. The current Director is Prof. Brigid Laffan.
The mission of the RSCAS is to contribute to policy relevant research on the main issues confronting Europe. Its activities are based on the findings of basic research in the human and social sciences, in particular the disciplines represented at the Institute (History, Economics, Law, Social and Political Sciences). It promotes comparative and interdisciplinary approaches.
The Director is responsible for leading the activities of the Centre. He/She must be an outstanding academic in a discipline represented at the Institute and have a proven record in interdisciplinary research and experience in university administration or research management.
He/She will be expected to further the development of the Centre. A practical knowledge of at least two main European languages is required.
The Director of the Centre will be nominated at the ‘senior professor’ level of the EUI professorial scale on a five-year contract renewable for a further three years. The Institute is an equal opportunity employer and takes into account the importance of balance in gender, geographical and minority representation.
Any institution or qualified person wishing to suggest the name of a possible candidate is invited to contact Prof. Renaud Dehousse, President of the European University Institute (email: email@example.com or tel. +39 055 4685 382) before 24 September 2020.
Interested applicants should consult www.eui.eu/vacancies for further particulars.
Deadline for receipt of applications: 24 September 2020.
Veerle Deckmyn, Director
Tel.: +39 055 4685 359
European University Institute
Via dei Roccettini 9
I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole, ITALY
The aim of the European University Institute shall be to contribute, by its activities in the fields of higher education and research, to the development of the cultural and scientific heritage of Europe… This aim shall be pursued through teaching and research at the highest university level…, the Institute shall develop interdisciplinary research programmes on the major issues confronting contemporary European society, including matters relating to the construction of Europe. -Art. 2 of the Convention setting up a European University InstituteContinue reading
|Title||Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies|
|Employer||European University Institute (EUI)|
|Job location||Via dei Roccettini 9, I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole|
|Published||July 2, 2020|
|Application deadline||September 24, 2020|
|Job types||Professor,   Management / Leadership  |
|Fields||Educational Leadership,   Educational Management,   Management,   Strategic Management,   Social Science Education  |