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Ten applications submitted for TUT’s presidency

The application period for the position of President at Tampere University of Technology closed on Monday. Ten people applied for the position: three current TUT employees and seven people from outside TUT.

TUT is seeking a President for the term of office from 1 August 2016 through 31 December 2020. Applicants should be able to demonstrate earlier experience in change management and international networking, along with a strong knowledge of science, education, technology and innovation policies. The law stipulates that a person appointed as President shall hold a doctorate or a professorship at a university and have a demonstrated record of effective leadership experience.

The President will be selected by the Board of the TTY Foundation.

News submitted by: Tiina Leivo
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