The University of Liege formally committed with the principles of the European Charter and Code of conduct for the recruitment of the researchers and developed an HR strategy strongly embedded in the institutional strategic plan for providing and supporting a stimulating and favorable working environment for researchers.  In 2011, ULiège received the award "HR excellence in research" from the EU Commission.

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What has happened since ULiege was awarded HRS4R in 2011?

HRS4R cycles 

Process implementation

A steering committee is driving the implementation.  The members are authorities of the universities, researchers and administrative staff from different horizons:

  • President : Rudi Cloots, Vice-rector for Research
  • Academic Staff : François Pichault (Human and Social Sciences), Frank Delvigne (Sciences and Technology), Véronique Delcenserie (Health Sciences)
  • Researchers' representatives : Grégory Cormann (CCS, Scientific staff association), Gilles Lepoint (CC-FNRS, FNRS researchers contact committee), Karim Blibek (ReD, Doctoral candidates association)
  • Administrative staff : Laurent Despy (Administrator), Monique Marcourt (General Director), Isabelle Halleux (R&I), Linda Agro (ARH), Catherine Vandeleene (SMAQ), Brigitte Ernst (Euraxess Mobility Centre, Secretary of the steering committee)
  • Experts can be invited

2011-2015 - Cycle 1 - HRS4R and Action Plan

2015-2018 : Cycle 2 - HRS4R and Action Plan

2017-2020 : Cycle 3 - Strenghtened HRS4R and Action Plan

Open, Transparent and Merit-based Recruitment of researchers

ULiege is aware to open its positions according to the international Research Performing University standards.  This ensures that the best person for the job is recruited, guarantees equal opportunities and access for all.  facilitates developing international portfolio (cooperation, competition, mobility) and makes research careers more attractive.

Read about Uliège otm-r POLICY

Read about Uliège Strategic plan 2017-2021

Exchange of good practices

Research Administration

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