Postdoctoral Researcher

Ghent University

Belgium

September 20, 2021

Description

→ Apply before 20/09/2021 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels Time) → Faculty of Arts and Philosophy → Department: LW07 - Letterkunde → Occupancy rate:100% → Number of positions: 1.00 → Type of employment: Contract of limited duration → Term of assignment: 1 jaar → 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

  • Coordinate the GOA research group “Literature, Nature and Ecology”, by organizing the research seminar, the doctoral workshop, the international conference related to the project and by administrating the group website Literature.green.
  • Conduct high quality research in contemporary French literature through the methods of ecocriticism and ecopoetics.
  • Contribute to the supervision of the 4 Ph.d students associated to the research group.
  • WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a thesis-based doctorate in French contemporary Literature (20th-21st century).
  • You have a advanced knowledge of the research methods of ecopoetics/ecocriticism and you have already published peer-reviewed articles (in French) over contemporary environmental literature.
  • You have a previous experience in coordinating a research group and in organizing international conferences..
  • You have an experience in advising students at master and Ph.d level.
  • You have a native or near native knowledge of French and a professional knowledge of academic English. The knowledge of one of the other languages of the project (Italian or German) will be considered a plus.
  • WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • We offer you a contract of one year
  • Your contract will start the earliest on October 1st 2021
  • Your remuneration will be determined by salary scale PD1 to PD4. 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, 35 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.
  • In the field “other documents” : a reference letter, an overview of your study results, …
  • 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. Pierre Schoentjes (Pierre.Schoentjes@UGent.be). 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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