Lecturer (tenure track) / associate professor Circular building and/or eco-design
Hasselt University
Hasselt, Belgium  
6 dagen geleden
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This vacancy seeks for strengthening the academic research and education at the faculty of Architecture & Art and the Research Group ArcK of Hasselt University, especially in the domain of circular building and eco-design.

The candidate becomes a member of the faculty of Architecture & Art, the Research Group ArcK and the research line Sustainability.

More information : Education task

Education task

In the academic bachelor and master architecture and interior architecture, students are taught to be multi-competent, excellent designers with a research-oriented and civic mindset and management skills.

The education is organised in close collaboration with the research group ArcK.

The candidate will develop and strengthen both technical and design education in the domain of building-technical / technological courses.

He / she will coordinate some of the courses within the Building Technology Cluster (Construction, Structure, Building Physics / Climate-responsiveness, Materiality).

The candidate actively contributes to teaching in (interior)architecture, in both theoretical courses and seminars, in collaboration with other team members.

He / she contributes to enhancing the academic quality of the bachelor and master programmes based on his / her own research experience and practice.

Research mission

Within the research line Sustainability the candidate develops his / her own research within the domain of circular building and / or eco-design, in a complementary and synergetic way with the ongoing research on energy efficiency / sufficiency, doughnut economics and regenerative and biobased material use.

He / she coordinates the integration of his / her own research in the bachelor and master education and embeds his / her research in the civic mission of the faculty as well as in an international context.

He / she contributes to both academic services and services to society, internally and externally.

More information on the research line Sustainability :


  • You have a PhD in architecture, interior architecture, engineering sciences (architecture or construction), engineering technology (construction) or equivalent.
  • Postdoc experience is required and design experience as (interior)architect and / or engineer is highly recommended.
  • The quality of your research is proven by leading publications and research projects in the domain of circular building and / or eco-design.
  • You have proven experience and skills in obtaining (international) research funding.
  • You have an international network in your research domain, visible in your cv.
  • You have good pedagogical and educational qualities (through experience or study) proven by a list of courses taught, preferably in the domain of (interior)architecture.
  • You possess organisational skills and have a cooperative attitude as part of a research team. You also possess leadership capacities within an academic context.
  • You have good interpersonal, communication and reporting skills.
  • Academic staff needs to comply with the language regulation for the administrative language (Dutch, CEFR level B2) and the teaching language (Dutch and / or English, CEFR level C1).
  • Hasselt University provides tailor-made support to help reach the required language level under the Flemish language regulation.


    UHasselt will offer 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 favourably assesses the party involved, based on previously set public grading criteria.

    Otherwise, UHasselt will offer an 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 involved. The appointment starts on 16.09.2021.

    Selection procedure

    You can only apply online up to and including 13 June 2021 .

    The selection procedure consists of a preselection based on application file and an interview.

    Selection interviews are scheduled for 18.06.2021 in the afternoon.

    Further information

    Prof. dr. ir. arch. Griet VERBEECK, +32-11-269380, griet.verbeeck uhasselt.be

    Prof. dr. ir. Elke KNAPEN, +32-11-269375, elke.knapen uhasselt.be

    More about working at Hasselt University? Check www.uhasselt.be / vacancies for our staff benefits.

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