Ghent University
February 25, 2023
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→ Apply until 28/02/2023 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time) → Faculty of Veterinary Medicine → Department DI04 - Translational Physiology, Infectiology and Public Health → AAP temporary appointment - 100% → Number of openings: 1 → Reference number: 202301/DI04/A/001


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 on the porcine innate immune system;
  • You will assist in the teaching activities associated with the courses ‘Immunology', ‘Immunopathology' and ‘Cell Biological and Molecular Techniques for Biomedical Research' at the Laboratory of Immunology at the Department of Translational Physiology, Infectiology and Public Health and guidance of Master theses of students;
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department; assisting with the diagnosis of immunopathological diseases as well as providing scientific advice to third parties.

  • You hold a degree of Master in Veterinary Medicine (preference), Master in Bio-engineering, or equivalent degree. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment; For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. You are interested in academic and/or project-based research and services;
  • You are interested in academic research and services;
  • You have excellent teaching and communication skills. Preferentially very good knowledge of the Dutch language to assist Bachelor students during practical courses.

  • 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 August 15, 2023.
  • 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. 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. Eric Cox ([email protected], +32 09/264 73 97).

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