PhD Student

Last application date
Sep 30, 2019 23:59
KR01 - Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology
Employment category
Research staff group 1
Limited duration
Master of Science degree
Occupancy rate
Vacancy Type
Research staff

Job description

 Assist the Research Center with teaching in exercise sessions (tutorials) and PC practical hands-on sessions of undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics course.  Assist in the preparation of the above mentioned sessions, following instructions of the lecturer(s)-in-charge.

 Assist in the preparation of tests and exams of undergraduate mathematics and statistics courses.

 Assist with grading, examinations, and other educational duties of the research center.

 In joint agreement with the supervisor(s), support of the research work of the research center.

Profile of the candidate

Full-time Teaching and Research Assistant in the Center for Biotech Data Science (RC 4) of Ghent University Global Campus, Korea

- Last application date: the vacancy remains open until a suitable candidate is found.

- Department: KR01

– Center for Biotech Data Science, Ghent University Global Campus

- Contract: 1 year contract, renewable

- Degree: Master of Science degree

- Occupancy rate: 100%.

- Vacancy type: Academic Assisting Staff.


Ghent University Global Campus, Korea (GUGC-K) has a vacancy for a position of Teaching and Research Assistant in the Research Center for Biotech Data Science. It concerns a one year full-time position in support of the teaching and research activities of the research center, renewable subject to evaluation.


Profile of the candidate

 You hold from August 2016 (or earlier) a Master of Science degree with strong focus on Mathematics/Statistics AND you have (at least) 3 years of teaching experience after obtaining your master degree;

 You have had a rigorous undergraduate training in mathematics and in general a strong background in mathematics and statistics;

 You have experience with the use of the softwares MATLAB and/or R.

 You have an excellent academic track record, an excellent command of English and good academic writing and presentation skills;

 You have strong didactic, communicative and management skills and a large interest in providing and supporting academic education.

GUGC-K is the first campus of Ghent University outside Belgium. This brand new campus is located in Incheon, South- Korea. GUGC-K integrates educational and research facilities in a single building. Ghent University has the ambition to organize a first-rate, truly European education in Asia and to develop excellent research in the fields of Molecular biotechnology, Environmental and Food technology.

The terms of employment at GUGC-K are comparable to those at the campus in Ghent. Upon selection, the candidate needing a visa will apply for E-3 visa (Researcher visa) in Korea and free student accommodation and one round travel ticket between home country and GUGC-K are foreseen for international employee (E-3 visa holder). The duration of the employment contract starts with one (1) year but if positively evaluated be extended and allow promising scientists to carry out research eventually with the objective of obtaining a PhD. Co-supervision is foreseen from the Ghent University home campus.

How to apply

How to apply

Required Documents are below.

• Personal motivation letter

• Full professional/academic resume (CV): Your resume needs to include the contact details of at least 2 references. Your resume needs to document at least 3 years of relevant work experience (visa requirement of the Korean government for E-3 visa).

• Transcripts of your study results

• Copy of your BSc and MSc degrees

• A PDF version of your master’s thesis might be requested at later stage

Applications and all required documents, which must be merged into a single PDF file, have to be sent in English to /

Please use as subject: Application GUGC RC4