Job: Vacancy at the South East European Research Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece
- JOB TITLE: Director
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. SEERCs 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.
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
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
§ PhD in appropriate subject areas (ideally Economics and/or Social
Sciences); candidates with Masters 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
§ 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:
Closing Date: 06 February 2006