The Universidade NOVA de Lisboa invites applications for a full time position as Director of the Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical.
The position of Director of the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, IHMT), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, is open for applications.
The Director, whether of Portuguese or other nationality, must have a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) or legal equivalent, scientific seniority in areas of interest to the mission of the IHMT (post-graduation education, scientific research, internationalization and cooperation for development), and management experience. A good knowledge of spoken and written Portuguese and English languages is required.
Candidates should demonstrate initiative and strategic vision, as well as capacity to implement the statutory mission of the IHMT, promoting national and international contacts, representing the IHMT not only at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, but also nationally in other institutions and internationally. Successful candidates should guarantee proper functioning and good management of the various administrative and scientific units of the IHMT, also committing themselves to seek appropriate funding sources to strengthen IHMT strategic action in the area of Health and Life Sciences at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and in Portugal.
Applications are confidential and must be sent before 12 pm on December 22, 2014.