The New Economic School (NES) announces the start of an open
competition to fill the vacancy of the Rector.
Direct subordination: NES Board of Directors.
Place of work: Moscow, Russia.
NES is a non-governmental educational institution. The
School was founded in 1992 and conducts educational activities
under License No. 2736 dated April 23, 2018 and
with the State Accreditation Certificate No. 3014 dated
March 6, 2019.
The Rector is the highest officer of the School who reports
directly to the Board of Directors.
NES mission is the cutting edge research and education in
Economics for the Russian state, business and people.
The Rector manages the School in accordance with its mission,
represents the school in the public space and makes key
Applicants for the position must have strong leadership skills
and strategic thinking to meet the academic and management
challenges facing the School.
NES is a unique institution of higher education. The
School's diploma is highly regarded in Russia and
abroad. According to the rankings of Tilburg University and QS
for 2020, NES is the best Russian economic university in terms of
research quality. In 2021, for the fourth year in a row, NES
retains the second place among Russian universities represented in
the “301-400 group” of world universities in the Shanghai ARWU
ranking in the subject “Economics”. The School was ranked the
18th in the world ranking of universities, whose graduates enter
the PhD programs in Economics of the 20 best universities in
America. This year, more than 500 students study at 5 NES
programs; the School employs more than 60 professors and
The main tasks for this position are: maintaining high standards
of quality in education and research and competitiveness of the
School in the international academic market; shaping the
trajectory of the School's development in accordance with advanced
global trends; implementation of the strategic goals of the
School and maintenance of its financial stability.
Requirements for the candidate: evident leadership qualities and
excellent communication skills; network of contacts in the academic
and / or business fields in Russia and abroad; successful
experience of public speaking in Russia and / or abroad; fluent
Russian and English.
Russian and / or international academic degree,
publications in leading foreign academic journals, high
authority in the academic environment in Russia
and globally is an advantage.
The official tender procedure starts on January
1, 2022. CVs, letters of recommendation and other
accompanying documents should be sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications
is March 1, 2022.
More information about the position can be found