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  • 4th July 2019 - 10:30 GMT

College of Europe: Job Vacancy – Rector

The College of Europe invites applications for the position of Rector.  He or she will succeed the present Rector, Professor Jörg Monar, whose second mandate will end in August 2020.

The Rector holds the overall academic and administrative responsibility for the College as a whole and is assisted by a Vice-Rector who assures the daily administrative management of the Natolin (Warsaw) campus. He or she is committed to further the objectives and traditions of the College, as outlined in the statutes. He or she reports directly to the President of the Administrative Council, currently Mr Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, as from November 2019 Mr Herman Van Rompuy.

Candidates must have the nationality of a European country and should demonstrate substantial academic qualities in the field of European studies, a proven experience of the administration and management of an academic structure of some complexity, and should be able to combine the pursuit of academic excellence at international level with sound budgetary management.

The rectorship is a full-time position, which excludes the pursuit of any other professional activity or academic affiliation. It requires permanent residence in Bruges and a regular presence in Natolin.  Full knowledge of the two working languages of the College, English and French, is required.

The appointment is for five years, renewable once, starting on the 1st  of September 2020.  The employment contract falls under Belgian law.

Accommodation is provided both in Bruges and Natolin.

Before taking up his or her appointment, the new Rector is expected to be available to liaise with the current Rector in order to become familiar with College matters.

PLease find the full vacancy’s description here.

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