04/12/2019
Science 4 Refugees

Assistant (12974) - Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Ghent University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesOther
    Medical sciencesMedicine
    Medical sciencesOther
    Medical sciencesVeterinary medicine
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/12/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Gent
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

    →   Apply until 31/12/2019 23:59 (Brussels time)
    →   Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    →   Department DI12 - Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine
    →   AAP temporary appointment - 100%
    →   Number of openings: 1
    →   Reference number: 201911/DI12/A/032

 

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. The research will be in the area of Equine internal medicine, more specific equine cardiology.
  • You will assist in the teaching activities at the department, specifically in the field of equine internal medicine. Teaching language is Dutch.
  • You will assist in the guidance of master students during practical skills, clinical activities and master thesis.
  • You will contribute to the dissemination of scientific knowledge in the field of equine internal medicine by publishing research data
  • You will assist in the internal and external services of the department
  • You will take part in the clinical rotation including participation in evening, night and weekend shifts in the clinic of large animal internal medicine.

 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

  • You hold a degree of Master in Veterinary Medicine/Science. For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • You are interested in academic and/or projectbased research and services.
  • Any teaching experience or participation in extra training, conferences, etc. is recommended.
  • You have excellent teaching and communication skills.
  • Your knowledge of the Dutch and French language is sufficient to guarantee a smooth communication with students and customers.
  • You have a special interest in equine internal medicine.
  • Excellent study results and advanced speaking and writing skills in Dutch, French and English are recommended.

 

 

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 February 2020 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. G. van Loon (gunther.vanloon@ugent.be (0)9/264 75 81).

Web site for additional job details

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Ghent University
Belgium
Gent
9000
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33

EURAXESS offer ID: 470079
Posting organisation offer ID: 137511

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