Assistant (18885) - Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Ghent University
Ghent, Belgium  
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Apply until 08 / 06 / 2021 23 : 59 (Brussels time)

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Department GE39 - Department of Public Health and Primary Care

AAP temporary appointment - 50%

Number of openings : 1.00

Reference number : 202104 / GE39 / AS / 012


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.


  • You will spend a minimum of 50% of your assignment on scientific research as part of the preparation of a doctoral dissertation.
  • This dissertation is about goal-oriented care for patients with multimorbidity. The exact research topic can be defined in consultation with the candidate.

  • You will provide assistance in teaching the department in the areas of chronic care, family medicine and primary care.
  • Specifically, you will participate in teaching on topics that are consistent with the theme of your PhD (organization of chronic care, goal-oriented care, care for patients with multimorbidity, patient-centered care,.

  • In addition, as a co-promoter you will also supervise theses around the doctoral theme.
  • You will contribute to the internal and external services of the department

  • You hold a Master degree in Science of Family Medicine. For degrees obtained outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence from NARIC must be presented.
  • Diploma requirements must be met by date of appointment.

  • You are interested in patient-centered care, clinical decision making for patients with multimorbidity, quality of care for patients with chronic conditions, reorganization of care and interprofessional collaboration in healthcare and wellfare.
  • You enjoy working in teams and can work constructively with the various stakeholders in the field of chronic care.
  • You have an interest in participatory action research and realist research.
  • You have an interest in scientific and / or project-based research and service delivery.
  • You have didactic and communicative qualities.
  • As stipulated by the regulations, the half-time mandate will in practice be complemented to a full-time mandate, either with an additional appointment as scientific personnel, or by your additional employment (50%) that contributes to scientific research in the given field.

  • 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 July 2021 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 35 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc.
  • A complete overview of all our fringe benefits (in Dutch).


    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.
  • This can be requested via / en).

    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.


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