University of Ghent, faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Assistant Professor in the discipline of economic history (10%)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The faculty of Economics and Business Administration has a vacancy for a professorship, starting from October first, 2013. It concerns a part time position (10% of a full-time position) as Professor in the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration and Public Administration, charged with academic teaching (mostly in Dutch), academic research and carrying out academic services in the discipline of economic history.
candidates should hold a PhD in history or a degree recognized as equivalent in
candidates are required to have at least two years of postdoctoral experience on
October the first, 2013.
candidates are required to have research experience in the field of study concerned,
proved by recent publications in national and international peer reviewed journals
having experience in international mobility, amongst others through participation in
research programs at research institutions not linked to the university where the
highest degree was obtained, is recommended;
candidates are required to possess the necessary didactic, organizational and
communicative skills for teaching at an academic level.
In principle this part time position will lead to an appointment for a clearly defined renewable limited period of time (maximum 6 years), without prejudice to the possibility of the University Board to change the appointment into a tenured position, either immediately or in due course.
Applicants should measure up to the language proficiency as mentioned in article 91novies of the decree concerning the restructuring of higher education in Flanders. The administrative and teaching language used at Ghent University is Dutch, but in case one doesn’t speak Dutch, it is also possible to apply. In accordance with the decree, in case the candidate has an education assignment, one should have proficiency in the language in which one teaches. This means that the candidate needs to have proficiency on an ERKlevel (European Reference for languages) C1. Even if a candidate with an education assignment, isn’t teaching a training component in Dutch, one should have proficiency in the Dutch language on an ERK-level B2. One should meet the requirements within 3 years after the recruitment or appointment.
Method of application
Applications should be sent no later than 31ste of July 2013 by e-mail to mailto:recruitmentzap@UGent.be with the application letter, the standard application form for Professorial Staff, and the required transcripts (copies of degrees) attached (please merge all the documents in one file). The candidate will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the application. The application forms for Autonomous Academic Staff (“ZAP”) can be downloaded from the internet, URL: http://www.ugent.be/nl/werken/aanwerving/formulieren/zap/formulier.doc/view Information about the procedure can be obtained by telephone through. +32 9 264 31 28 or +32 9 264 95 48.
More detailed information on this vacancy and on the way this job fits in the department’s strategy can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Luc Van Ootegem, (tel. +32 (0)9 243 29 75 or e-mail: Luc.VanOotegem@UGent.be.
|Primary Category:||Economic History / Studies