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The methodology for the verification of requirements and evaluation of academic merits of the candidates for UIS rector 2022 – 2025 has been defined

Requirements and evaluation of academic merits of the candidates for UIS Rector.
Requirements and evaluation of academic merits of the candidates for UIS Rector.

The Academic Council, in a session held this Tuesday, approved Acuerdo No. 024, which establishes how the requirements will be verified and the academic merits of the candidates for the position of Rector of the Universidad Industrial de Santander, for the period 2022 – 2025, will be evaluated.

The Agreement stipulates the qualifications of those who wish to aspire to the position of Rector of the Universidad Industrial de Santander: be a Colombian citizen in exercise, hold a valid university degree in the country, have had direct links with the university sector, either as a professor, researcher, in management positions or have participated in its management bodies for a period of not less than two years; have professional experience of not less than five years, as a university professor, in the productive sector or in the public sector.

Likewise, they must demonstrate contributions to science, technology, culture or social development, requirements that the Agreement clearly specifies (Table 1), that the applicant must comply with a minimum of three (3) of them.

Likewise, the Agreement establishes the evaluation indicators, among them those of education (Doctorate, Master’s, Specialization or university degree); academic production (Publications, orientation of work and research, awards and distinctions). University professor experience, administrative experience and extension initiatives.

Article 2° establishes how the academic merits of the candidates to the position of Rector will be evaluated in the High, Medium, Low and Minimum levels that the evaluation indicators of the academic merits of the candidates to the position of UIS Rector will have.

Finally, the Academic Council will evaluate only the documentation provided by the applicant to the Rector at the time of registration. On the other hand, the Academic Council reserves the right to verify the information contained in the résumé submitted by the applicant for the position of Rector.

To begin with, the Academic Council, authorized by the General Statute of the University, may act as a credentials committee to verify the fulfillment of the requirements of the applicants for the office of rector, and the academic vice rector will preside over the Academic Council in the absence of the rector.

Pursuant to what has been established, in accordance with the General Statute of the University, the registration of candidates is summoned according to the following dates:         

February 07 to 11, 2022:

Nomination of candidates. The registration shall be made by means of a communication addressed to the e-mail account of the General Secretariat of the University secgral0@uis.edu.co from February 7 at 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on February 11, 2022.

Applicants for Rector must express their free and informed will to register as candidates for the appointment as Rector of the University and attach the following documents:

1. Resume, together with the supports they consider pertinent to demonstrate that they meet the requirements and qualities demanded.

2. Proposed Management Plan.

3. Document type color photo.

4. Communication in which a personal delegate is designated, who will act as overseer during the process of designation of the rector. Members of the Superior or Academic Council may not be overseers.

5. Declaration made under oath that he/she is not under any constitutional or legal cause of disqualification or incompatibility.

For the certification of compliance with the requirements and the evaluation of academic merits, only the documentation submitted by the applicants up to the deadline established for the application will be taken into account.

For more information on this process, please find attached the agreements of the Superior Council No. 001 y 002 del 31 de enero de 2022, and the agreement of the Academic Council No. 024 del 01 de febrero de 2022.

Superior Agreement No. 001 of 2022

Superior Agreement No. 002 of 2022

Academic Agreement No. 024 of 2024

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