Post doc researcher in agricultural science

Ghent University

Belgium

December 10, 2021

Description

→ Apply before 10/12/2021 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels Time) → Faculty of Bioscience Engineering → Department: BW21 - Plant en Gewas → Occupancy rate:50% → Number of positions: 1 → Type of employment: Contract of unlimited duration → Term of assignment: → Wage scale: PD1 to PD4 (doctoral degree) → Required diploma: PhD

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, as well as technical and social service provision on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With its 11 faculties and more than 80 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its staff and students.

YOUR TASKS

- Conducting academic research on the crop optimization of the six selected crops that are selected in the CROPDIVA project and on mixed cropping between cereals and legumes.

- Coordinating field work activities.

- Preparing and participating of/in technical meetings in the respect to CROPDIVA.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a thesis-based doctorate in agricultural or bioscience engineering.
  • You have experience in the design and follow-up of field trials and in the assessment ecosystem services.
  • You have insight into the nutrient requirements of crops and the use of biostimulants.
  • you take responsibility, work independently and can coach a team.
  • WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • We offer you a contract of indefinite duration of 50% employment.
  • Your contract will start at the earliest on January 1 2022
  • Your remuneration will be determined by salary scale WM1 to WM4 (if you hold a Master's degree) or salary scale PD1 to PD4 (if you hold a doctorate). Click here for 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 holiday leave (on an annual basis for a full-time job) supplemented by annual fixed bridge days, a bicycle allowance and eco vouchers. Click here for a complete overview of all the staff benefits (in Dutch).
  • INTERESTED?

    Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not submitted 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.
  • 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.

    MORE INFORMATION

    For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Geert Haesaert ( geert.haesaert@UGent.be , +32(0)9/243.24.78). Important: do NOT send your application by email, but apply online.

    Do you have a question regarding the online application process? Please read our FAQ.

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