Call for candidates Vice-Rector Partnerships & International Relations

The University is now seeking to appoint a new Vice-Rector Partnerships and International Relations. A key member of the University’s management and reporting directly to the Rector, the Vice-Rector Partnerships and International Relations is responsible for delivering the University’s strategy in key areas, and for providing strategic leadership for partnerships and technology transfer, public engagement, and international relations. The appointee will oversee the PaKTT Office, the International Relations Office, as well as the incubator and entrepreneurship activities. Candidates will demonstrate a track record and reputation for scholarship and research, together with experience working within a senior management team in a relevant context. The successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and proven advocacy and relationshipbuilding skills, and the ability to enhance networks nationally and internationally.

The University of Luxembourg is a research-intensive university with an international reputation and is currently ranked 25th among universities younger than 50 years by Times Higher Education. The University strives for excellence in both fundamental and applied research, as well as in education, and is a key driver of innovation for society. Three key areas have been identified for the University’s future: Digital Transformation; Medicine and Health; and Sustainable and Societal Development. The University of Luxembourg has made international cooperation one of its priorities and considers it an important tool to reach excellence in research and education. The University of Luxembourg is a driving force and strong partner of Luxembourg as a knowledge-based society. Research and innovation partnerships are encouraged and developed to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer. The University cherishes a culture of public engagement.

Further information, including how to apply, can be downloaded on the , quoting reference number 6274, or by contacting Claire Anderson at The closing date for applications is 12pm CET on Friday 20th January 2023.

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