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    JOB TITLE: Director Reference: DIR-HR06 For a detailed job description, please refer to www.seerc.info CITY Liberal Studies and the University of Sheffield
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 9, 2006
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      JOB TITLE: Director

      Reference: DIR-HR06
      For a detailed job description, please refer to www.seerc.info


      CITY Liberal Studies and the University of Sheffield wish to appoint a
      Director of the South-East European Research Centre.

      In 2003, CITY Liberal Studies and the University of Sheffield jointly
      established the South-East European Research Centre (SEERC), a
      multidisciplinary, international, non-profit research centre and think
      tank, in Thessaloniki. SEERC’s mission is to support the sustainable,
      long-term political, economic, and social development of South-Eastern
      Europe by conducting pure and applied research and policy analysis in and
      for the region.


      DIRECTOR, SEERC


      The candidate will be expected to:
      · Demonstrate a capacity to develop a vision for the research
      future of SEERC.
      · Generate external grant income from research councils and other
      prestigious funding bodies to support research activities.
      · Provide research leadership through development and facilitation
      of productive research clusters.
      · Drive the preparation of research bids (government,
      charitable/international organisations, EU (FP6-FP7 bids) etc.) and the
      organisation of SEERC conferences and events.
      · Oversee project management of funded research projects and also
      the dissemination of research findings to policy-makers, academics and
      practitioners.

      Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
      § PhD in appropriate subject areas (ideally Economics and/or Social
      Sciences); candidates with Master’s degree and extensive related experience
      will be considered.
      § Proven ability to fulfill a leadership role and manage staff.
      § Ability to create and sustain networks and provide support for
      less experienced staff.
      § Extensive and successful experience in doctoral training and
      supervision.
      § Excellent communication/negotiation and interpersonal skills.
      § Excellent command of English.

      The appointee will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
      Programme Management & Planning,
      Understanding of the South-East European region.
      Funding track record
      as well as on proven Leadership, Networking and Coordinator qualities.

      Salary Range: From 50000-57000 EURO per annum/From 30000-38000 British
      pounds per annum.

      How to apply: Applications including cover letter (explaining your
      interest, and suitability for this vacancy), curriculum vitae, names and
      contact information of three referees should be forwarded electronically
      to: hr@.... Please quote reference DIR-HR06. Informal enquiries can
      be made to Ms Christina MIARITI at +30 2310 253 477/8 (e-mail:
      cmiariti@...)



      Closing Date: 06 February 2006
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