Research Associate in Chemistry

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 30 Jun 2019

Full-time Research Associate in Chemistry 

Last application date: June 30, 2019 23:59

Department: BW24 - Department of Green Chemistry and Technology + KR01

Occupancy rate: 100%

Vacancy Type: Research/Teaching staff

Ghent University Global Campus, Korea has a vacancy for a position of Research Associate in Chemistry, starting from August 15, 2019. It concerns a full-time position for a renewable period of one (1) year.

Profile of the candidate:

•hold a Master Degree (MSc) in one of the following disciplines: chemistry, organic chemistry, electrochemistry, physical chemistry, environmental technologies, chemical engineering;

•have at least three (3) years of the relevant work experience (Korean visa requirement);

•a creative and inquisitive attitude is a must;

•have an excellent academic track record and an excellent command of English (a minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT test), and good academic writing and presentation skills.

Job description:

•to work on experiments and laboratory sessions in inorganic/organic chemistry,  environmental chemistry. 

•to assist Professors in teaching undergraduate courses at the Ghent University Global Campus, Korea. Teaching load up to 15 hours per week. 

•to assist in state-of-the-art scientific research projects.

•First semester: 3 months full-time teaching plus 3 months research work. Second semester: 3 months full-time teaching plus 3 months research work.

 Starting date: August 15, 2019.

Department of Green Chemistry and Technology is committed to training the next generation of graduates in Environmental technologies through our program at Ghent University Global Campus (GUGC), Korea. The position is open to outstanding candidate of any nationality. It provides a fully-funded award for Research Associate wishing to carry out research in various environmental technologies and to teach undergraduate students.

At GUGC research is performed at the intersection between inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, nanoscience, physical chemistry, electrochemistry and environmental applications. 

The candidate should have a master's degree (MSc) in one of the following disciplines: chemistry, organic chemistry, electro-chemistry, physical chemistry, environmental technologies, chemical engineering.

The terms of employment at GUGC are comparable to those at the campus in Ghent, Belgium. However, free accommodation is foreseen. Apart from the teaching duties, this position allows to carry out research in a laboratory. 

•The closing date for applications is June 30, 2019

•SKYPE Interviews will commence during first week of July 2019

GUGC is the first campus of Ghent University outside Belgium. This brand new campus is located in Incheon, South Korea. We offer newly built facilities, a multidisciplinary and stimulating research environment, and active supervision of graduate studies. Korea and in particular Seoul offers a very high quality of life with an active cultural scene and many other leisure activities.

The GUGC is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications should be sent to Prof. Serge Zhuiykov (Serge.zhuiykov@ghent.ac.kr), Prof. Philippe Heynderickx (Philippe.Heynderickx@ghent.ac.kr) and gugc_hr@ghent.ac.kr with application letter, CV, publications list, copies of degrees and overview of the study results attached. Please merge all documents into one PDF file.


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