2 x full-time junior assistent – Department of Applied physics

Країна: Бельгія;

Місто: Ghent

Додана: 04.07.2015

Роботодавець: Ghent University

Тип: PhD position; Vacancy for students or masters;

Для кого: For researchers;


Last application date: Aug 17, 2015 23:59
Department: TW17 – Department of Applied physics
Contract: Statutary
Occupancy rate: 100%
Vacancy Type: Academic assisting staff

For the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, we are looking for a two full-time junior assistants within the department of Applied Physics.

About Ghent University

Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 7,000 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.

What we are looking for
  • You hold a Master of Science degree in Engineering, or Master of Science in Physics and Astronomy, or Master of Science in Chemistry, or an equivalent degree. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • You are interested in academic and/or project-based research and services in the field of Plasma Technology.
  • Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is recommended.
  • You have excellent teaching and communication skills.
Your tasks
  • At least 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in preparation of a doctoral dissertation in the field of Plasma Technology.
  • You will assist in the teaching activities at the department of Applied Physics.
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department.
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 by 1/10/2015 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information about this can be found on ourwebsite.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as 38 days of paid leave, a wide range of training and education opportunities, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits can be found on our website.

All applications must be received no later than 17/08/2015 at 23:59 (CET) at wervingaap@ugent.be, with the following documents attached as one file:

– application letter

– CV

– a transcript of the required degree

– an overview of your study results

Please indicate clearly what position and department you are applying for, as well as the following reference number: 2015-08-02. You will get a confirmation e-mail as soon as we have received your application.

Attention: Late applications are not accepted.

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. Christophe Leys (Christophe.Leys@UGent.be, +32 (0)9 264 38 27).


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