The Council of Kaunas University of Technology (hereinafter – KTU), representing a forward-looking, diverse and open KTU community uniting more than 2,000 employees and more than 10,000 students, is looking for the University Rector for a five-year term of office.

The University's mission is to provide research-based studies at international level; to develop and to transfer knowledge and innovative technologies for sustainable development of the State and development of innovations; to provide an open creative environment, which inspires talents and leaders.

 The University's vision – leading European university focusing on creating and transferring new knowledge and technologies to the society.

 The main duties of the Rector:

  • Development and implementation of the University's strategy
  • Assurance of the efficient and productive functioning of the University
  • Identification of financial priorities and effective distribution of resources
  • Representation of the University in Lithuania and in international arena
  • Performance of the functions of the Rector as described in KTU Statute

From the Rector we expect:

  • ‍Strategic thinking, personal leadership, experience in management and teaching
  • ‍ International experience at educational institutions in other countries
  • ‍Experience of change management
  • ‍Impeccable reputation
  • ‍Academic degree and/or an official status of a renowned artist
  • ‍Very good knowledge of English, knowledge of Lithuanian is an advantage
  • ‍Experience of management of a large organisation, excellent communication and representation skills

Submission of documents

Electronically signed documents can be submitted by email (; paper documents can be delivered in person or sent by registered mail to the Document Management and Administration Office of Kaunas University of Technology at K. Donelaičio Street 73, room 112, 44249 Kaunas.

The applicants must submit their applications in accordance with the Guidelines for the Rector Election of Kaunas University of Technology. Applications are accepted until 28 May 2018, 12.00 noon

Should you have any inquires related to the election, please do not hesitate to contact Lina Žebrauskienė, Representative of the Human Resources (email, tel. +370 656 80 596).


We are looking forward to receiving your application!


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