Ghent University

Assistant department Animal sciences and aquatic ecology (27295)

2024-07-23 (Europe/Brussels)
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Ghent University is one of the top 100 universities in the Dutch language area, with more than 44,000 students and 15,000 staff members.

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    →   Apply until 23/07/2024 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time)
    →   Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    →   Department BW22 -Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology
    →   AAP temporary appointment - 100%
    →   Number of openings: 1
    →   Reference number: 202405/BW22/AS/009

ABOUT GHENT UNIVERSITY

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing 15.000 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 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in preparation of your doctoral dissertation.
  • Research topic: ecotoxicity and ecological risk assessment of realistic mixtures of chemicals in the water cycle (e.g., pharmaceuticals, metals).
  • You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, specifically the following courses (all in English) environmental risk assessment", "emerging topics and current practice in environmental risk assessment", and "metals and metalloids in environment and technology"
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department
  • You will guide students with their bachelor project, masters dissertation and internship.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a degree of Master of Science with a good knowledge of ecotoxicology, ecological risk assessment or environmental chemistry. The degree requirement needs to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment
  • For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted
  • You are interested in academic and/or project-based research and services
  • You have good teaching and communication skills

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

  • We offer you a two-year appointment, which may be renewed twice for two years, on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation. Attention: If you have been previously appointed as a junior assistant or doctoral fellow at a university within the Flemish Community, this appointment will be deducted from the maximum term of appointment, which is six years at the most according to the Codex of Higher Education
  • Your appointment will start on 1 August 2024 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, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits

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 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 ‘Certificate of equivalence’: only for diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted (if already in your possession, if not, you need to be able to provide proof that you have applied for a certificate of equivalence at the start of your appointment). The certificate 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. Karel De Schamphelaere (Karel.Deschamphelaere@UGent.be, +32 9 264 89 19). Information about the research group can be found here or at our new website.

Do you have a question regarding the online application process? Please read the FAQ or contact us via selecties@ugent.be or +32 9 264 34 36

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Assistant department Animal sciences and aquatic ecology (27295)
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Standort
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33 Gent, Belgien
Veröffentlicht
2024-06-03
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2024-07-23 23:59 (Europe/Brussels)
2024-07-23 23:59 (CET)
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