Call for applications for new members of the EUA-CDE Steering Committee
27 October 2017
The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) is looking to fill two vacant Steering Committee positions.
The EUA-CDE Steering Committee convenes 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 has established 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 Steering Committee has the following members:
- Chair: Luke Georghiou, University of Manchester, UK
- Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Technical University of Munich, Germany
- Flavio Canavero, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
- Edwin Constable, University of Basel, Switzerland
- Aleksandra Kanjuo-Mrcela, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
- Timo Korkeamäki, Hanken School of Economics, Finland
- Mary McNamara, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
- Mossadek Talby, Aix-Marseille University, France
- Murat Özgören, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
- Martine Rahier, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland (ex-officio EUA Board member)
The members to be replaced are: Mary McNamara and Flavio Canavero.
New members will begin their mandate in March 2018 with the first steering committee meeting on 28 March 2018 in Brussels. Candidates interested in becoming a member of the Steering Committee should fulfil the criteria set out below.
- Demonstrate a considerable level of expertise and concrete experience concerning institutional management of doctoral education.
- Be knowledgeable about national and international debates and policies in the area.
- 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.
- Have a position of institution-wide responsibility in a EUA-CDE member university at the level of vice-rector or similar.
Candidates should send a short CV, 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 Caroline Marissal (email@example.com) at the latest by 30 November 2017.
Questions about applications can be addressed to Alexander Hasgall, Head of EUA-CDE (firstname.lastname@example.org).