The Faculty of Sciences, capacity group Mathematics and statistics, research
group Centre for Statistics of Hasselt University seeks a (m/f/x)
Tenured academic staff / Tenure track lecturer Biostatistics (2 x 50% or
1 x 100%)
The scientific research conducted within the Center for Statistics, a division
of I-BioStat, is internationally renowned, both for its theoretical as well as
for its applied component. The education and consultancy records are
For more information: https: // www. uhasselt.be/censtat
The Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistis and statistical Bioinformatics
(I-Biostat) unites the Center for Statistics (CenStat) at Universiteit
& Leuven Biostatistics and statistical Bioinformatics Centre (L-BioStat)
For more information: www. ibiostat.be
You will have educational responsibilities for courses in the domain of
biostatistics in the Master of Statistics at Hasselt University.
You will also teach courses in applied mathematics and statistics in
various other programmes (bachelor/masters) at Hasselt University.
You can also be involved in the organisation and supervision of
It is expected that you will strengthen and/or extend (both from a
methodological and an application area perspective) the current research
themes at CenStat and I-BioStat in the field of biostatistics.
You will direct a part of his/her research interests towards scientific
consulting endeavors (including service teaching for research
institutions and industry) and ensure a fruitful interaction between the
consulting, education, and research mission.
You will strengthen the inter-university cooperation.
You attract researchers and acquire funds for fundamental, applied and
You will supervise PhD-students.
You show organizational commitment and contribute to the objectives from
the research group Censtat.
You have obtained a PhD in (bio)statistics (or equivalent)
A demonstrable experience in scientific consultation and contract research
for industry is an added advantage.
You have got experience with respect to various aspects of academic
education: coordination and organization of courses, development of
teaching materials and supervision of practical projects and
You are cooperative and can work well in teams.
A demonstrable experience in preparation and acquisition of scientific
grants at national/international level is an added advantage.
You have proven (methodological and applied) scientific experience in
biostatistics and have published in international scientific publications.
You are involved in national/international partnerships.
Academic staff must meet the statutory language requirements for knowledge
of the language of instruction (Dutch). If necessary, Hasselt University
offers concrete, tailored support measures to help achieve the required
We will offer 100%, which can also be didided into 2 X 50%. The appointment
will be as following:
Either an appointment as a lecturer in the tenure track system during 5
years. This will lead to an immediate permanent contract as a senior
lecturer, if the Board of Directors favorably assesses the party involved,
based on previously set public grading criteria.
Otherwise, we will offer a fulltime appointment as a lecturer or higher,
which will lead to tenure. In case of a first appointment as a member of
the academic staff, the Board of Directors of the University can decide on
a temporary appointment for a period up to 3 years. This will lead to a
permanent contract if the Board of Directors favorably assesses the party
You can only apply online up to and including 17 August 2021.
The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file,
an introductory interview, a in-depth interview (with assignment) and an
assessment center. If required, a selection exam can be held after
Prof. dr. Christel FAES, +32-11-268285, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. dr. Niel HENS, +32-11-268232, email@example.com
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