Director of the School of Transnational Governance

European University Institute


School of Transnational Governance

The European University Institute seeksto hire a Director for its School of Transnational Governance.

School of Transnational Governance

The School of Transnational Governance (STG) ( was created in 2017 with the aim
of delivering teaching and high-level executive education in the methods, knowledge, skills and
practice of governance beyond the State. The STG brings the worlds of academia and policy-making
together in an effort to operate in a context, both inside and outside Europe, where policy-making
increasingly transcends national borders. The main activities of the School are structured around four
pillars: (i) Master of Arts in Transnational Governance; (ii) Executive Education for Practitioners; (iii)
Policy Leader Fellowships; (iv) High-Level Policy Dialogues. The STG has started with the policy
and executive education activities and will begin operation of its flagship Master of Arts programme
in 2020.

Director of the School of Transnational Governance

Candidates will have proven experience in managing an academic, policy research, policy advocacy,
and/or executive education centre, strong institution-building skills, and a demonstrated track record
of engaging with public policy questions and the world of practice. They will preferably have acquired
direct experience in the world of transnational policy making. They will have a proven talent and
strong skills in creating and motivating transnational networks, a sound knowledge of the global higher
education and training landscape in the fields of governance, international relations and public policy,
a proven and deep familiarity with one of the relevant fields of study of the STG. The Director will be
responsible for the growth and consolidation of the STG and will build it into an internationally
recognised institution. She/he will manage the School and develop its medium and long-term strategy,
recruit faculty, implement educational programmes and raise funds.

The EUI is an equal opportunities employer and takes into account the importance of balance in
gender, geographical and minority representation.

Interested applicants should consult for further particulars.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 30 October 2019.

Academic Service
Veerle Deckmyn, Director
Tel.: +39 055 4685 359
European University Institute
Via dei Roccettini 9
I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole, ITALY

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research, to the development of the cultural and scientific heritage of Europe… This aim shall be pursued through
teaching and research at the highest university level…, the Institute shall develop interdisciplinary research programmes
on the majorissues confronting contemporary European society, including mattersrelating to the construction of Europe.

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