→ Apply until 01/08/2023 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time)
→ Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
→ Department BW22 -Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology
→ AAP temporary appointment - 100%
→ Number of openings: 1
→ Reference number: 202305/BW22/AS/011
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.
Research topic: Studying and understanding the interactions between marine ecology and human health.
You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, specifically the following courses applied marine ecology, oceans & human health, aquaculture environmental impact, blue growth: an interdisciplinary approach to research and innovation in the marine environment, seminars & company visits.
You will guide students during their bachelor thesis work, master thesis work, and internships
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 with a good knowledge of
fundamental and applied marine ecology. 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
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 15 September 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).
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. Colin Janssen
([email protected], +32 09/264 37 75).
Do you have a question regarding the online application process? Please read
our FAQ or contact helpdesk ([email protected] - tel. 09/264 98 98)