14/06/2022
Science 4 Refugees

Research coordinator (23726) - Art, music and theatre sciences


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Ghent University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ArtsPerforming arts
    GeographyCartography
    Political sciencesOther
    SociologyOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/10/2022 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Ghent
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

OFFER DESCRIPTION

   →  Apply before [[01/10/2022]] (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels Time)
   →  [[Christel Stalpaert]]  
   →  Department: [[Department Art History, Musicology and Theatre Studies]]
   →  Occupancy rate: [[40 %]]
   →  Number of positions: [[1]]    
   →  Type of employment: [[WP]] 
   →  Term of assignment: [[4 years]] 
   →  Wage scale:  [[PD1-PD4]] 
   →  Required diploma: [[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.

 

 

YOUR TASKS

 

100 % of your part-time assignment (40 %) will be spent on academic research, as research coordinator of the Medium-Scale Research Infrastructure project NECROPOLIS UNITED, an integrated data platform of dead and missing migrants in Europe (FWO funded).

  • You conduct high quality experimental and theoretical research in the context of this research project, which is the development of an integrated data platform of dead and missing migrants in Europe, and which is embedded in several other research projects (practice-based art research, art/performance studies, cartography, and human rights law);
  • You will be part of an international team of researchers and stakeholders who collaborate on this research project, and you will coordinate the research activities of these partners;
  • As a postdoc, you will co-organize / conduct some of these research activities (e.g. workshops, lectures, guest lectures, …);
  • You help write new research proposals for applications related to this research;
  • You will also contribute to other activities, such as data management, research communication and -valorization, financial administration and workflow control.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

  • You hold a thesis-based doctorate in the humanities, preferably in the domain of art studies or cultural studies (obtained max. 6 years ago. This term of 6 years is determined by the date written on the above-mentioned required diploma).
  • The topic of your doctoral research entails aspects related to the research project, as proven by high quality publications on the topic in books and international scientific journals with peer review;
  • You have research experience with regard to art, society, and human rights in particular;
  • You take responsibility for coordinating the research project in a profound and well-structured way, and you are capable to solve problems independently;
  • You are creative with regard to solving problems, generating new ideas, and finding new opportunities for collaborations;
  • You have an open personality, and you are prepared to contribute to the well-functioning of a research team;
  • You have excellent didactic qualities and communication skills in English, as far as speaking and writing is concerned.

 

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

 

 

 

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 submitted through the online system.

 

Your application must include the following documents:

 

  • In the field ‘CV’: your CV with five most relevant publications
  • 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.

 

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. Christel Stalpaert (Christel.Stalpaert@UGent.be, +32(0)9/2644077). Important: do NOT send your application by email, but apply online.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Geography
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Political sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Sociology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Arts
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

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Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Ghent University
Belgium
Ghent
9000
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33

EURAXESS offer ID: 799636
Posting organisation offer ID: 181478

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