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Umeå University seeks a new vice-chancellor

Do you have what it takes to combine inspiring and strategic academic leadership with a role as head of a university?

The current term of office for the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University, Hans Adolfsson, ends on 30 June 2025. As a result, the University is now recruiting a new vice-chancellor. 

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Nominate a new Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University

Umeå University is now initiating the recruitment of a new vice-chancellor.

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The process of recruiting a new vice-chancellor

Learn about the recruitment timeplan and process led by Anna Ekström, Chair of the University Board.

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Nominate your vice-chancellor candidates

You can nominate someone to take the position as new vice-chancellor. Submit your nomination by 7 May 2024.

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