→ 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
- 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
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You hold a thesis-based doctorate in agricultural or bioscience
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
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).
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.
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