Teaching assistant

Ghent University

Belgium

July 24, 2022

Description

→ Apply until 12/07/2022 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time) → Faculty of Arts and Philosophy → Department LW03 - History → AAP temporary appointment - 30% → Number of openings: 1 → Reference number: 202206/LW03/PA/005

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

  • You provide assistance in skill-based teaching (organisation, supervision and evaluation of exercises and tutorials), in particular practical and methodological courses in Classical Antiquity, mainly 'Historical Practice I' and 'Historical Practice II'.
  • You provide logistical assistance for the general courses in the first Bachelor year ('Historical Criticism', 'World History', 'Introduction to Historical Research', 'Historical Texts') and support in the examination/evaluation of these.
  • You provide assistance in the preparation and organisation of the project week of the History curriculum, 'De Verleden Week'.
  • WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a Master's degree in History or a degree considered equivalent. For diplomas obtained outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence from NARIC must be submitted. The diploma requirements must have been met on the date of appointment.
  • You have other professional activities and/or have demonstrable experience that can contribute to the quality of practice-related education.
  • You have excellent organizational, teaching and communication skills.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch, both spoken and written.
  • You are interested in a teaching assignment in the mentioned domain.
  • You are interested in scientific and/or project-based research and service.
  • Teaching experience and participation in further training, conferences, etc. will be considered an asset
  • WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • We offer you an appointment for one year which will not be renewed. Attention : You cannot be appointed for a cumulative percentage of more than 30% as a Teaching Assistant at Ghent University.
  • Your appointment will start on 1 October 2022 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. 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 (per year for a full-time employment), 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 in pdf format
  • 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. Peter Van Nuffelen (Peter.Vannuffelen@UGent.be, +32 09/33 10 288).

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

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