The German University Alliance (GUA) is the joint North American liaison office of Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). GUA strengthens and expands academic bonds between FUB and LMU and their partner institutions in North America. It serves as a gateway for students, researchers, faculty and/or anyone interested in FUB or LMU. It promotes and supports LMU and FUB’s mission in the U.S. and Canada by providing a base for research collaborations, student recruitment, alumni relations, scholarly conferences and other activities.
The consortium invites applications to fill the position of the
of the liaison office in New York City (871 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017).
This position is limited to two years, an extension is possible. Applicants are required to be legally able to work in the United States (Green Card or citizenship). In close cooperation with the International Offices at the German member universities the Director of the Liaison Office is mainly responsible for:
The position will require travel within North America and to Germany as well as occasional evening and weekend hours.
The professional profile of the Director of the Liaison Office should include:
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, starting at $ 75,000 plus benefits.
Further information on the consortium as well as links to the individual member universities can be found online at: http://www.germanuniversities.org.
If you are interested in the position, please send your electronic application including cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until January 10, 2016.
Inquiries can be directed to
Matthias Kuder, Center for International Cooperation at Freie Universität Berlin
email@example.com / Phone: ++49-30-838-73942
Please note that our offices will be closed between December 24, 2015 to January 4, 2016.