Halftime Doctor-assistant in the domain of corrosion and wear of metals.

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Belgium

October 22, 2022

Description

Halftime Doctor-assistant in the domain of corrosion and wear of metals.

(ref. AAP-2022-214)

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 partners.

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Responsibilities

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 fluent Dutch.

  • 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 and publications.

  • The research tasks also includes the tutoring of PhDstudents in their current work.

  • 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).

  • Profile

    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 industrial applications.

    You have good communication skills, you are a teamplayer that wants to assume responsabilities.

    You are fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken.

    Offer

    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 group.

    It will be possible to participate in international conferences and collaborations.

    The fee is according to barema 44.

    Interested?

    Application by online tool.

    KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.

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