Apply before 30 / 04 / 2021 23 : 59 (Brussels Time)
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Department : EA06 - Elektronica en Informatiesystemen
Occupancy rate : 100%
Number of positions : 1.00
Type of employment : Contract of limited duration
Term of assignment : 1 jaar
Wage scale : WM1 to WM4 (master degree or doctoral decree)
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.
To be the responsible for the execution of a research project, in which you will solve problems independently but also collaborate with colleagues.
To work in a team, not only inside Ghent University, but also in an international consortium, collaborating in the frame of EC funded projects.
To develop and validate, in the frame of these research projects, new electrochemical sensors for the detection of osteoporosis and cervical cancer related biomarkers.
To properly report your research results, in the form of written reports and oral presentations
To be prepared to travel, mainly inside Europe, for short duration (2-3 days) meetings (e.g. project consortium meetings).
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You hold a Master’s degree or thesis-based doctorate in Sciences or Engineering (Chemical / Biochemical / Biomedical / sciences).
You are interested in practical work, especially sample preparation, electrochemical measurement set-up, etc.
You have extensive experience with electrochemistry
You like to work in (interdisciplinary) research projects and you have the ability to discuss and communicate your work with people of different backgrounds.
You are a motivated person, with a strong curiosity and a genuine wish to learn more and develop your skills and knowledge further
You take responsibility for the managing and execution of your project in a well-structured, thorough way, both by solving problems independently and by instructing and collaborating with others.
You are proficient in oral and written English and have strong communication skills.
You have a team player mindset and work in a result-oriented manner.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
We offer you a contract of definite duration for the period of 12 months.
Your contract will start on 1 / 06 / 2021 at the earliest.
Your remuneration will be determined by salary scale WM1 to WM4 (if you hold a Master’s degree) or salary scale PD1 to PD4 (if you hold a doctorate). .
All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 35 days of holiday leave (on an annual basis for a full-time job) supplemented by annual fixed bridge days, bicycle allowance and eco vouchers.
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 :
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.
Optional : in the field other documents : a reference letter, an overview of your study results,
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.