EURECOM is a French Graduate Engineering School (“Grande Ecole”) at the heart of the digital society. With a strong international focus, it has been playing a key role in the national and international higher education landscape for nearly 30 years.
EURECOM’s teaching and research activities are organized around three core areas of expertise: Digital Security, Communication Systems and Data Science.
EURECOM is a founding member of the Campus SophiaTech in Sophia Antipolis, the largest Science and Information Technology campus in the region. It is much involved in the competitiveness cluster SCS, dedicated to digital technologies and made up of industrial and academic players in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.
Founded in 1991 as a consortium (EIG) bringing together renowned academic and industrial partners, EURECOM stands out with its international character, its privileged ties with industry relying on its European founders’ and its members’ network as well as its integration of scientific disciplines into society, starting from pure technology to its application.
The Institut Mines-Télécom is a founding member of EURECOM consortium (EIG).
EURECOM’s high-level education, combining technology and the socio-professional and legal environment, is structured around these three attributes of the strategy called “3i”, shaping EURECOM as university of the future.
EURECOM offers a high-level teaching to meet the challenges faced by industry thanks to its original consortium form allowing strong relationships and interactions with its industrial partners.
Consortium members include:
EURECOM offers teaching programs entirely in English:
Based on the DNM, EURECOM proposes different double master programs in partnership with prestigious universities and in particular with its members:
The Post Masters degrees form the basis for double masters with IMT schools and other engineering schools in France.
INNOVATIVE STUDY TRACKS
EURECOM is a Research Center renowned in digital science, at the cutting-edge of research and innovation. It relies on the recruitment of international and multicultural faculty, and on its responsiveness, its expertise in the management of interdisciplinary projects and its multiple partners.
Thanks to its strong ties set up with the industry, EURECOMwas awarded the “Institut Carnot” label jointly with the Institut Mines-Telecom right from 2006 for the quality of its partnership-based research.
The outstanding level of research at EURECOM has been rewarded with three ERCs in three years. (ERCs are one of the most selective European Research Council grants in Europe). With 13% of researchers receiving an ERC, EURECOM ranks among the top 3 European research organizations.
EURECOM is seeking a Director who has interest and competence to lead and develop the university, balancing long-term values and continuous change processes. The Director shall have a vision that contributes to keep EURECOM a strong brand in research and education in cooperation with industry and academia at the local, national, European and international levels.
The Director position combines the roles of Administrator of the Consortium (EIG, GIE under French Law) and Scientific and Pedagogical Director.
The Director has overarching responsibility for the following:
Providing strong leadership by building trust among Consortium Members, Staff and Faculty through openness and transparency
Education and Research
EURECOM is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to succeed Prof. Dr Ulrich Finger who will step down as Director and Administrator at the end of the academic year in 2021, after completing his final five-year term.
2020/09/15 Publication of the position
2020/11/10 Deadline for application
Dec-Feb Candidate shortlisting and interviews
March Candidate selection
Apr-May Negotiations with selected candidate
Jul-Aug Smooth transfer of power
2021/07/01 Beginning of service
USEFUL LINKS ABOUT EURECOM
Presentation and strategy:
Applications should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
They should include a cover letter and a recent CV.
For a detailed conversation about this opportunity, please contact: email@example.com
The position of Director is based at the EURECOM campus in Sophia Antipolis. It is a full time position.
We will have a meaningful conversation about remuneration at an appropriate point in the recruitment process.
Personal information is being collected under the authority of EURECOM and will be used for the sole purpose of determining suitability for employment. It will only be shared with members of the Recruitment Committee and persons directly involved in the recruitment process. Personal information, application materials, including letters of reference, CVs will be kept secure and handled in accordance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information or any request for access, modification, erasure, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Situated at the heart of Sophia Antipolis technopark, the brand new campus of EURECOM, opened in 2012, is a four-storey, 7,500-squaremetre structure that greatly expands lecture, breakout rooms, meeting and dining facilities while uniting the EURECOM’s activities under one roof.
Europe’s leading technology park, Sophia Antipolis, initiated in 1969 by Senator Pierre Laffitte, was born around a strong idea: «cross fertilization» between researchers, teachers and industrialists. Having become a world benchmark in terms of innovation, it boasts 2,230 companies, which employ 36,300 people of 63 different nationalities working alongside 4,000 researchers and 5,000 students.
20kms from Nice International Airport, the Sophia Antipolis Park constitutes an exceptional preserved site of 2,400 hectares, ideally located between the sea and the mountains. Two thirds of the park are dedicated to green spaces and to jogging, walking, tennis and golf. The park is located in the municipalities of Antibes, Biot, Mougins, Valbonne and Vallauris, in the heart of an area of 1 million inhabitants.
The development of Sophia Antipolis is ensured by partnerships within the Joint Syndicate of Sophia Antipolis (SYMISA) and with the Community of Agglomeration Sophia Antipolis, the Department of Alpes-Maritimes, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nice Côte d’Azur, the Région Sud and the town of Mougins.
Created in 2002, the Community of Agglomerations of Sophia Antipolis (CASA) brings together 24 municipalities around the technology park, including Antibes, Vallauris, Valbonne, Villeneuve Loubet, Biot etc. The world’s best specialists find a fulfilling environment, a multicultural environment and an exceptional quality of life that fosters creativity and productivity (Source: Team Côte d’Azur).
Sophia Antipolis has attracted industrial leaders, engineers and researchers from all over the world for more than 40 years. Each year, 800 new jobs are created on average in the technology park, which has become the reference destination for locating an R&D activity or one with high technological content.
The information technology sector represents 20% of companies and 42% of jobs, and constitutes the core of Sophia Antipolis’ expertise; related specialties are found in the fields of health, chemistry, life sciences and the environment.
In each sector, SMEs and startups rub shoulders with world business leaders including Amadeus, Cisco Systems, Dassault Systems, Orange, Hewlett Packard, Nvidia, Intel, Symantec, Air France, American Express, Toyota, Samsung, Huawei and many more.
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|Job location||Campus SophiaTech, 450 route des Chappes, 06410 Biot Sophia Antipolis|
|Published||September 18, 2020|
|Application deadline||November 10, 2020|
|Job types||Management / Leadership  |
|Fields||Educational Leadership,   Educational Management,   International Education,   Management,   Strategic Management  |