Post-doctoral assistant

Ghent University

Belgium

October 22, 2022

Description

→ Apply until 25/10/2022 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time) → Faculty of Arts and Philosophy → Department LW22 - Translation, Interpreting and Communication → AAP temporary appointment - 100% → Number of openings: 1 → Reference number: 202008/LW22/DA/010

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.

YOUR TASKS

  • At least 70% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in the domain of language and translation technology. Your research is in line with the research areas of the Language and Translation Technology Team (https: // lt3.ugent.be/ ).
  • You teach courses at bachelor, master or postgraduate level within the language technology section of the department.
  • You supervise bachelor papers and master dissertations.
  • You will assist in writing research proposals and the coaching of PhD students in the LT3 research group
  • If you meet the formal criteria, you will submit an application for a postdoctoral fellowship at the FWO and BOF.
  • WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a doctoral degree in the domain of language and/or translation technology. 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 appointment.

  • You have already conducted high-quality scientific research within the field of language and translation technology.

  • You have an excellent written and oral proficiency of English; having some knowledge of Dutch is recommended.

  • You have relevant publications in international academic journals and proceedings of high-profile conferences which rely on experts for the evaluation of submitted papers.

  • You are profoundly interested in coaching students in the Bachelor's, Master's and/or Advanced Master's programmes.
  • Having positively evaluated teaching experience at academic level in language technology subjects is recommended.
  • WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • We offer you a temporary appointment of 3 years. The appointment cannot be renewed.
  • Even if you have already been appointed earlier (whether or not at another university and whether or not in the same field of discipline) in a first term of up to three years, you can apply. The second appointment does not have to be immediately connected to a first term
  • Your appointment will start on 1 January 2023 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP5. 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).
  • 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 sent through the online system.

    Your application must include the following documents:

  • In the field ‘Cv' : your cv and an overview of your relevant scientific publications (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). For diplomas awarded in the UK before January 31st of 2020, a certificate of equivalence is not required.
  • 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. Veronique Hoste (Veronique.Hoste@UGent.be).

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

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