Deadline for receipt of applications: June 21, 2023 23:59 AoE (22 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
IMDEA Networks is one of the seven IMDEA research institutes founded in 2006 by Comunidad de Madrid. Its mission is to do research of excellence in networking, contributing to tackle the challenges of society and fostering the sustainable development of the region of Madrid. http://www.networks.imdea.org
Within this context, IMDEA Networks launches this Call to fill the position of Director of the Institute.
The selected Director is expected to lead the Institute driving its scientific excellence and technology transfer activities. The Director will be responsible for:
The candidates must demonstrate a high level in the following aspects:
Within the above lines, the following specific skills will be very particularly valued:
In accordance with the Institute’s Bylaws, the Director shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees among persons of prestige in the field of networking, qualified for the position and with demonstrable experience in directing groups, projects and institutions.
Candidates will be evaluated based on requirements and eligibility criteria. The Scientific Council shall advise the Board of Trustees in the selection process.
Each candidate will be notified individually of the decision of selection or non-selection resulting from the process.
Candidates should submit their applications before 30 natural days counted from the day after the publication of this call.
Applications must be submitted through the IMDEA Networks Employment Portal:
www.careers.networks.imdea.org/, Remember to select the following option Director: [Director at IMDEA Networks] 
Requested documents: Curriculum Vitae (in English, free format). Additional documents (e.g., copy of degrees) may be requested on demand.
Publicity of this call will be given in at least the following websites:
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IMDEA Networks Institute aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Until a balanced ratio of men and women has been achieved at the institute, preference will be given to women if applicants have similar qualifications. IMDEA Networks Institute actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants are not to be discriminated against in personnel selection procedures on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or ideology, age, sexual orientation (anti-discrimination). People with disabilities who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply