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Ghent University
Assistant - Conflict and Development Studies
Ghent University
After decades of uninterrupted growth, Ghent University is one of the leading institutions of higher education and research in the Low Countries with 36,000 students and more than 8,000 staff members.
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Published: 3 months ago
Application deadline: Jul 12
Location: Gent, Belgium
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Assistant - Conflict and Development Studies

    →   Apply until 12/07/2017 23:59 CEST
    →   Faculty of Political and Social Sciences
  
    →   Department PS05 - Conflict and Development Studies

    →   AAP temporary appointment - 100%
    →   1 position(s)

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, 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.

YOUR TASKS

  • At least 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in preparation of a doctoral dissertation.
  • You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, within the framework of the joint Ghent University-Free University of Brussels “Bachelor in Social Sciences” (BScSS) program (50%). The candidate will be political science, sociology, history, anthropology, development studies or conflict and development studies carrying out tasks on both campuses.
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a Master’s degree in political science, sociology, history, anthropology, development studies or conflict and development studies. 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.
  • Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is recommended.
  • You have excellent teaching and communication skills.

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 on 1 October 2017 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information is available on our website.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 38 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits can be found on our website (in Dutch).

INTERESTED?

Apply online via this application before last application date (see above). Make sure you upload the following documents:

  • application letter
  • cv, including an overview of study results (merged into one file of maximum 5 MB)
  • a transcript of the required degree
  • for diplomas awarded outside the European Union: certificate of equivalence (NARIC) (if you already have it)

We do not accept applications that are sent by e-mail or applications that lack (one of) the above-mentioned documents.

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. Christopher Parker of Mieke Wallays (secretariaat) (Christopher.parker@UGent.be of mieke.wallays@ugent.be +32 09/264 97 81).

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