Apply before 26 / 05 / 2021 23 : 59 (Brussels Time)
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Department : BW23 - Levensmiddelentechnologie, Voedselveiligheid en Gezondheid
Occupancy rate : 60%
Number of positions : 1.00
Type of employment : Contract of unlimited duration with clause
Term of assignment :
Wage scale : WM1 to WM4 (master degree or doctoral degree)
Required diploma : Master or PhD
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, as well as technical and social service provision on a daily basis.
It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With its 11 faculties and more than 80 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its staff and students.
The Knowledge and Research for Nutrition (KRN) project of the European Commission aims to provide improved knowledge and evidence for policy and programme design, management and monitoring & evaluation in order to reach better nutrition outcomes.
The project is implemented (2020-2024) by Agrinatura - the European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Development which has established a Nutrition Research Facility (NRF), pooling expertise from European academia and having the ability to mobilise internationally renowned scientific networks and research organisations from partner countries.
Ghent University is coordinating the KRN on behalf of Agrinatura and is looking for a Team Leader. The position will be held at the Ghent University on a part-time basis (60%) for an estimated input of 380 working days commencing as of the beginning of June 2021 (with a possibility to start earlier, depending on the availability of the expert).
The TL will be required to travel to Brussels and to partner countries (when sanitary and travel conditions allow).
Main tasks of the Team Leader :
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You hold a Master’s degree or a thesis-based doctorate in a technical area that is relevant to the work of the KRN (eg food, nutrition, agriculture, agricultural economics, international development )
General professional experience
Specific professional experience
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
Click here for a complete overview of all the staff 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 submitted through the online system.
Your application must include the following documents :
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.