Director (m/f) of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI)
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Deadline for applications(39 days left)
EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR MINORITY ISSUES (ECMI)Flensburg
The European Centre for Minority Issues is an independent research centre in
Flensburg/Germany established by agreement between the governments of the Kingdom of
Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany and the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. ECMI
conducts interdisciplinary research and practice-oriented projects in the field of minorities
in Europe and offers advisory services on various dimensions of minority-majority relations.
Minorities according to the ECMI statutes are national minorities and other traditional
(autochthonous) ethnic groups. ECMI operates regional offices in Georgia, Kosovo, and
Ukraine. The working language of the Centre is English.
The Director is, in co-operation with the Executive Board, responsible for the management of the
Centre in terms of activities, personnel and finances. Requirements include a well-established
academic profile in minority-majority relations, with experience in leading research positions
(including as head of research groups) and scholarly qualifications equal to requirement for
a position as associate or full professor at universities. Substantial experience in administrative
leadership and fund-raising is required.
DIRECTOR OF THE
EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR MINORITY ISSUES (ECMI)
The position will be filled for a 5-year term with the option of prolongation.
Applications from all pertinent disciplines will be considered, although awareness of European
legal standards in this area would be an advantage, as well as experience in the acquisition
and implementation of externally funded projects. The candidate should also possess proven
management and inter-personal skills at senior level. Knowledge of German and/or Danish is
an asset, yet not required.
Applications will be reviewed by an academic selection committee.
Applications should include a c.v., full professional details, a complete list and 3 samples of
publications, and be addressed to the ECMI Executive Board, attention to Maj-Britt Risbjerg
Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org), no later than 30 March 2019. You can send us your application per
e-mail or by post. Interviews with short-listed candidates will be held at ECMI headquarters in
Flensburg in late April/early May 2019.
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