Assistant

Ghent University

Belgium

August 18, 2021

Description

→ Apply until 10/08/2021 23:59 (Brussels time) → Faculty of Economics and Business Administration → Department EB23 - Department of Marketing, Innovation and Organisation → AAP temporary appointment - 50% → Number of openings: 1.00 → Reference number: 202107/EB23/AS/014

ABOUT GHENT UNIVERSITY

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With each of its 11 faculties and more than 100 departments offering state-of- the-art study programmes that are grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its employees as well as its students.

YOUR TASKS

  • At least 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in the field of Service Innovation and Design in preparation of a doctoral dissertation. You will cooperate with the research group and international top experts in this field.
  • You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, specifically within the field of Service Innovation and Design.
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department.
  • WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a degree of Master of Science in Economics or Master of Science in Business Economics or Master of Science in Business Engineering or Master of Science in Business Administration or an equivalent degree.
  • A high obtained grade is recommended.
  • For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • You are interested in academic and/or project-based research and you have the intention to obtain a Ph.D. degree in the domain of Service Design and Innovation.
  • You carry out supporting activities for scientific research on the basis of your professional practice and experience, as a supplement to the part- time appointment.
  • Any teaching and research experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is recommended.
  • You have excellent teaching and communication skills.
  • You can provide assistance to the courses in Dutch (or you can learn this language in a short term).
  • WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • We offer you a two-year appointment, which may be renewed twice for two years, on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation. Attention : If you have been previously appointed as a junior assistant or doctoral fellow at a university within the Flemish Community, this appointment will be deducted from the maximum term of appointment, which is six years at the most according to the Codex of Higher Education.
  • Your appointment will start on 1 September 2021 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information about our salary scales.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 38 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits (in Dutch).
  • INTERESTED?

    Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not sent through the online system.

    Your application must include the following documents:

  • In the field ‘Cv' : your cv and an overview of your study results (merged into one pdf file)
  • In the field ‘Cover letter' : your application letter in pdf format. Please also include a brief research proposal in the field of Service Innovation and Design in the cover letter.
  • In the field ‘Diploma' : a transcript of the required degree (if already in your possession). If you have a foreign diploma in a language other than our national languages (Dutch, French or German) or English, please add a translation in one of the mentioned languages.
  • In the field ‘Certificate of equivalence' : only for diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. (This can be requested via www. naricvlaanderen.be/en).
  • Note that the maximum file size for each field is 10 MB.

    As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.

    MORE INFORMATION

    For more information about this vacancy, please contact prof. Katrien Verleye (Katrien.Verleye@UGent.be )

    Do you have a question? Please read our FAQ regarding the online application process.

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