09/02/2018
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Assistant (11284) - Management Information Science and Operation Management


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Ghent University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EconomicsAdministrative sciences
    EconomicsManagement studies
    EconomicsOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    27/03/2018 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Gent
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

    →   Apply until 27/03/2018 23:59 CEST
    →   Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
    →   Department EB08 - Management Information Science and Operation Management
    →   AAP temporary appointment - 100%
    →   Reference number: 201801EB08AS001 

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, specifically the following courses Business Informatics..
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • You hold a degree of Master in Business Engineering (Nederlands: Handelsingenieur), Business Engineering in Management Information Systems (Nederlands: Handelsingenieur in de Beleidsinformatica), Business Economics (Nederlands: Toegepaste , Business Administration, Public Administration, Management Information Systems, Information Sciences, Business and IT, (Applied) Computer Science Engineering (Nederlands: Burgerlijk Ingenieur Computerwetenschappen of Master (Toegepaste) Informatica), Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering. Other academic Master degrees are admissible; in that case additional studies at Master’s level in Management, Business and/or IT are recommended.
    The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.

For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted.

  • Having interest in scientific research in preparation of a doctoral dissertation and doctoral training.
  • Be passionate about research in Management Information Systems and be motivated to provide an original scientific contribution to this domain via doctoral research.
  • Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is not necessary, but recommended.
  • You have good teaching and communication skills.
  • You have a profound knowledge of the Dutch language and are ready to guide students in that language (e.g., lab classes, thesis advisor).

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 July 2018 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information about our salary scales.
  • 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 (in Dutch).

INTERESTED?

Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not sent 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.
  • In the field ‘Certificate of equivalence’: only for diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. (This can be requested via www.naricvlaanderen.be/en).

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.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Dr. Geert Poels (geert.poels@ugent.be).

Web site for additional job details

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Economics
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Ghent University
Belgium
Gent
9000
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33

EURAXESS offer ID: 279218
Posting organisation offer ID: 109933