Full time junior assistant at Ghent University, Belgium


Source: http://www.ugent.be/en/work/vacancies/assisting/bw04a20150814e.htm

Full-time junior assistant

  • Last application date: Aug 09, 2015 23:59
  • Department: LA04 - Department of Forest and water management
  • Contract: Statutary
  • Occupancy rate: 100%
  • Vacancy Type: Academic assisting staff

For the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, we are looking for a full-time junior assistant within the department Forest and Water Management (BW04).


What we are looking for

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Bioscience Engineering. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment;
  • You have a good knowledge of modelling as well as image processing and/or spatial information techniques;
  • You have a strong interest in the application of engineering techniques to support land and forest management;
  • You are interested in both scientific research and academic education;
  • You have excellent teaching, communication and organizational skills.

Your tasks

  • At least 50% of your assignment will be spent on academic research in preparation of a doctoral dissertation in Bioscience engineering. Theme proposal “Supply chain of forest products based on spatial information techniques”;
  • You will assist in the teaching activities at the research units FORSIT and WOODLAB, mainly related to the preparation, planning and supervision of practical courses. The teaching assignment is mainly in Dutch.
  • You will provide assistance in supervising master theses, projects and internships;
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department.

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 by 1/10/2015 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information about this can be found on our website.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as 38 days of paid leave, a wide range of training and education opportunities, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits can be found on our website.

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