→ Apply until 13/12/2022 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time)
→ Faculty of Sciences
→ Department WE05 - Physics and astronomy
→ AAP temporary appointment - 100%
→ Number of openings: 1
→ Reference number: 202211/WE05/AS/025
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.
At least 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in
preparation of a doctoral dissertation, the research being embedded in one
of the research groups in the department.
You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, specifically
in the domains of physics and astronomy.
You are motivated to providing practical exercises and work colleges to
students, also to relatively large groups of students.
You will assist in the internal and external services of the department.
You have fluency in Dutch, both in speaking and writing.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You hold a degree of Master in de fysica en de sterrenkunde, or a Master
of Engineering Physics, or a Master in a subject relevant by the selection
committee, or equivalent. 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 services.
Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences,
etc. is recommended.
You have excellent teaching and communication skills.
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
Your appointment will start on 1 January 2023 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, 36 days of paid leave,
bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of
all our fringe benefits (in Dutch).
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
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). For
diplomas awarded in the UK before January 31st of 2020, a certificate of
equivalence is not required.
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.
For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Dimitri Van Neck
(Dimitri.VanNeck@UGent.be, +32 09/264 65 57).
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