On March 26th, during the Dies Natalis, Bert van der Zwaan will say goodbye as Rector Magnificus of Utrecht University. As a result the Supervisory Board is now looking for an inspiring successor who is already associated with Utrecht University. A professor with an outstanding scientific record and vast administrative experience. The Supervisory Board has, with input from the confidentiality commission of the University Council, drawn up a profile for the position. The full vacancy announcement can be found below.
Together with the President and Vice President, the Rector Magnificus makes up the Executive Board of Utrecht University. The Rector is the face of the academic community and, within the collegial Executive Board, is responsible for education, research and students. He/she is a respected Professor and an experienced manager. The Supervisory Board will (initially) seek a Rector Magnificus among the community of Full Professors at Utrecht University.
Apply before 6 January
The Deans and the University Council were asked to bring forward candidates. Other interested parties can send their curriculum vitae and motivation to Leon van de Zande, secretary general at Utrecht University and secretary of the selection committee.