The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) is looking to fill two vacant Steering Committee positions.
The EUA-CDE Steering Committee meets three to four times a year; it prepares and implements the EUA-CDE work programme together with the Secretariat and advises on topics of interest and future activities.
The EUA Board will establish a Nominations Committee. It will be the responsibility of the Nominations Committee to prepare a shortlist of candidates for consideration by the EUA Board. Steering Committee members will be appointed for a period of three years, once renewable. The Nominations Committee will seek to retain a Steering Committee that is diverse in terms of geography and gender.
The present EUA-CDE Steering Committee has the following members:
Chair: Luke Georghiou, University of Manchester, UK
Paolo Biscari, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Edwin Constable, University of Basel, Switzerland
Barbara Dooley, University College Dublin, Ireland
Aleksandra Kanjuo-Mrcela, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Pirjo Nikander, Tampere University, Finland
Murat Özgören, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
Mossadek Talby, Aix-Marseille University, France
Martine Rahier, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (ex-officio EUA Board member)
The members to be replaced are: Edwin Constable and Murat Özgören.
New members will begin their mandate in April 2021.
Candidates interested in becoming a member of the Steering Committee should fulfil the criteria set out below.
1. Have a position of institution-wide responsibility in a EUA-CDE member university at the level of Vice-Rector or similar.
2. Demonstrate a considerable level of expertise and concrete experience concerning institutional management of doctoral education.
3. Be knowledgeable about national and international debates and policies in the area.
4. Have a clear and well-informed vision for doctoral education in Europe. This vision should be described in a short statement to be sent with the application.
Candidates should send a short CV (1-2 pages), cover letter demonstrating the criteria above as well as the motivation to apply, and the short statement on their vision for doctoral education in Europe to Ana-Maria Peneoasu (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the latest by 31 January 2021.
Questions about applications can be addressed to Alexander Hasgall, Head of EUA-CDE (email@example.com).