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Post of Rector of the University of Aveiro - Call for applications

07 February 2018

The University of Aveiro publicly announces the opening of a call for applications for the position of Rector.

The Rector is the higher body of governance and external institutional representation of the University and chairs the Management Board and the Scientific and Pedagogical Councils. The Rector leads the institutional policy, he directs and represents the University and acts on its behalf, being elected by the General Council, for a four year term and performing his functions under full exclusivity.

Applications for the position of Rector are open to professors or researchers of the University of Aveiro, as well as of other university-level or research institutions, national or foreign, currently in office, and which are not affected by any ineligibility or incompatibility according to the law.

The Rector must be a personality of high merit and recognized experience while performing teaching and or research functions and while in management positions, in higher education or scientific research institutions. He must have a strategic vision, reflected in an action plan which will ensure the accomplishment of the mission and attributions of the University, and the language skills to carry out the respective position.

Applications must be addressed, in Portuguese, to the President of the General Council, in paper or digital support, and may be delivered to the secretariat or sent by mail, fax or email as indicated on the website of the University of Aveiro

Applications shall be accompanied by these listed documents

The deadline for applications is from January 15 to February 16, 2018. Only the applications received until this later date shall be considered, the ones by postal mail, or hand delivered, until normal closing time of Secretary Services and the ones by email until the end of day at midnight.

Additional information on the duties of the Rector, according to the university governance model, the mission and objectives of the University of Aveiro, its statutes and the regulations for the current election, and the framework law on higher education institutions may be obtained at the website of the University of Aveiro.

Download the call in PDF format.

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