Eight apply for Rector’s position
(Updated 2011-03-16 14:02)
Another applicant has registered their interest for the position of Rector at Linköping University, bringing the tally of applicants to eight.
Eight candidates applied for the vacant position of Rector at Linköping University. The application date closed on the last day of February.
On March 11 the recruitment team lead by the University Board’s Chairman Bengt Westerberg began its work in earnest of selecting the most suitable candidate. During the beginning of April, interviews will be conducted which will then be followed by meetings with advisory groups. The University Board expects a proposal at a meeting July 7.
Four women and four men have applied and two of the candidates are currently employed at LiU.
List of Candidates:
Helén Anderson, Professor of Business Administration at Jönköping International Business School. Anderson has previously worked at LiU.
Eva Björck-Åkesson, Professor in Special Education at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping.
Helen Dannetun, Professor of Physics and Dean of the Institute of Technology at Linköping University.
Jan Carlstedt-Duke, Professor in Molecular Endocrinology at Karolinska Institute.
Kajsa Ellegård, Department of Thematic Studies - Technology and Social Change at LiU.
Noél Holmgren, Professor of Systems Biology at the University of Skövde.
Mosad Zineldin, Professor of Strategic Marketing and Management at Linnaeus University.
Mikael Jonsson, Professor of Strength of Materials, Uppsala University.
The Recruitment Group consists of Bengt Westerberg, Chairman, Agneta Westerdahl Vice Chairwoman and general representative. The group’s representatives are Per-Erik Ellström, Lars Hultman and Karin Öllinger. The student representatives are Niklas Hellström, Emma Holmqvist Sköld and Linda Svensson. Örjan Lönnevik is the union’s representative and will only be present in an advisory capacity.
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Man får önska alla sökande lycka till. Även om jag vet vem jag hejar på :).
Bra med många studenter i gruppen, tillika mycket genomskinlighet. Skulle vara intressant att veta vad de olika kandidaterna har för ambitioner och visioner.
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