Halftime Doctor-assistant in the domain of corrosion and wear of metals.
Last modification : Friday, September 16, 2022
The research group ELOOI lab is part of the department of Material science
(MTM) at KU Leuven. The research group is located at 'Technologiecampus
Gent'. An important part of the research is in collaboration with industrial
The vacancy is situated in materials engineering with specific focus on the
degradation of metals by corrosion and wear.
The halftime function includes research, education and services to industry.
For the educational tasks, it is strictly necessary to speak and write in
The research tasks is preparation of the new research domain of corrosion
and wear. This consists of: networking with industrial partners, defining
relevant topics, defining strategy for lab equipment, preparing proposals
The research tasks also includes the tutoring of PhDstudents in their
The services to industry consists in initiating and following small
projects related to the research area.
For education you will give lectures in the bachelor and master
Engineering Technology: electromechanics. The lectures are in Dutch. The
courses are on the one side related to material science and on the other
hand part of the broad engineering eduction (to be determined in
consultation, f.i. quality control).
You have a PhD in engineering technology or engineering science in the domain
of material science.
You are competent in academic education, experience is a plus.
You have the ambition to develop the research domain in the direction of
You have good communication skills, you are a teamplayer that wants to assume
You are fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken.
We offer a position of doctor-assistant is for 2 years (50%). After that an
extension is possible.
The position makes up a challenging and varied job within a dynamic research
It will be possible to participate in international conferences and
The fee is according to barema 44.
Application by online tool.
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