Professor in Chemical Engineering: Design and Processing of Functional Products by Physico-Chemical...

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Feb 2023

We offer full-time employment in an intellectually challenging environment.KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally-oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied scientific research. Our university is highly focused on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and strives for international excellence. In this regard, the university actively works together with research partners in Belgium and abroad and provides its students with an academic education that is based on high-quality scientific research.You will work at the KU Leuven Ghent Technology Campus, in a historic city with a 40-minute rail connection to Brussels, and about three hours train to Paris, London and Amsterdam.Depending on your record and qualifications, you will be appointed to or tenured in one of the grades of the senior academic staff: assistant professor, associate professor, professor, or full professor. In principle, junior researchers are appointed as assistant professor on the tenure track for a period of 5 years. At the end of this period and a positive evaluation, they are permanently appointed (or tenured) as associate professor.KU Leuven is well set to welcome foreign professors and their family and provides practical support with regard to immigration & administration, housing, childcare, learning Dutch, partner career coaching, …
To facilitate scientific integration and research in the first phase, a research position equivalent to a PhD fellowship for 4 years is made available. If you have no other substantial funding available, you can apply for a start-up grant of EUR 100,000, on the condition that you are recruited for at least 50%.

For more information on the contents of the job, please contact:* Prof. Dr. Christian Clasen, departmental chair of the Department CIT ( , +32 16 3 22354) or* Prof. Dr. Peter Hanselaer campus chair of technology campus Ghent & Aalst ( ), +32 9 265 87 36)
You can submit your application only through our online application system. If you have problems submitting your application online, please send an email to to your application following documents in English (more information is available on the KU Leuven job site):- your biosketch in which you indicate your added value as an academic for research, education and service to society of your past career and of your future activities (maximum 2 pages);- a file on your five most important publications or realizations;- an extensive cv including a full publication list and if applicable a portfolio of your architectural projects;- your research plan with focus on the development of your research line and research team in relation with the colleague-researchers of the entity of employment (maximum 4 pages);- your vision on academic education and its organization (maximum 2 pages);- your contribution to society by outreach and public communication on science and technology, internal representation in boards and councils and ... For more information see

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