Professor Heidi Hansson’s term of office as Deputy Vice-Chancellor ends on 30 June 2022 and she has notified the Vice-Chancellor that she will not be at disposal for another term. The Vice-Chancellor will appoint a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for first- and second-cycle education for the period 1 July 2022 until 30 Juni 2025.
According to the University's rules of procedure, the Vice-Chancellor can appoint one or several deputy vice-chancellors with special responsibilities chosen by the Vice-Chancellor. Deputy vice-chancellors are members of the University Board and receive their assignments from and report to the Vice-Chancellor.
What the assignment entails
The assignment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor is to, following the Vision for Umeå University, promote collaborative development of knowledge in which the University's research and education mutually strengthen each another.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor leads the strategic council for first- and second-cycle education and represents the University nationally and internationally in educational issues. Some issues currently on the agenda are lifelong learning, regional development and digitalisation.
The assignment may also contain other areas of responsibility.
The scope of the assignment is agreed upon together with the Vice-Chancellor.
Who may nominate?
Students, teachers and other employees at Umeå University now have the opportunity to nominate candidates for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for first- and second-cycle education.
Who can be nominated?
To be eligible for nomination, the person must
- Be a professor or associate professor
- Have a permanent contract at Umeå University
- Have experience of academic leadership assignments
The Vice-Chancellor particularly encourages the nomination of women to ensure an equal gender distribution in the University Management.
Nominate your candidate
Please note that nominees should have been asked in advance.
Submit your nominations no later than on 31 March 2022.
Submit your nomination
For more information, please contact
Academy clerk Daniel Andersson