EQAR is looking for a president, call open until 7 March

The European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) is looking for a suitable individual to fill the position of President for the term 1 July 2017 – 30 June 2020.

EQAR is the independent non-profit organisation managing the register of quality assurance agencies operating in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG). EQAR serves the public interest and is governed jointly by European governments and stakeholder organisations, including EURASHE. As a founding member, alongside EUA, ENQA and ESU, EURASHE is a member of EQAR’s Executive Board and of its General Assembly and nominates two experts to the Register Committee.

The President is elected by the EQAR General Assembly, comprising the European stakeholder organisations and currently 38 European governments, represented by their ministries responsible for higher education.

The call for candidates, explaining the nature of the position and the selection criteria, has now been published. The Selection Committee invites individuals to declare their candidacy. The closing date for candidacies is 7 March 2017, 24:00 CET. The Selection Committee will propose up to two suitable candidate(s) for election by the General Assembly. The candidate(s) proposed is/are expected to present themselves in person to the EQAR General Assembly on 24 May 2017 (in Gozo, Malta).

Please submit candidacies, including a motivation letter and your CV, listing all functions and positions you currently hold, to Colin Tück, EQAR Director, Secretary to the Selection Committee by email: colin.tueck@eqar.eu. If you have questions about the position, you may address Freddy Coignoul, Chair of the Selection Committee, at f.coignoul@ulg.ac.be. All inquiries will be handled confidentially.

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