Doctoral scholarship holder Architecture: technology and circular design

Updated: 24 days ago

Department: Architecture
Regime Full-time

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The Faculty of Design Sciences is looking for a full-time doctoral scholarship holder in the field of Architecture: technology and circular design

Position

  • You will work actively on the preparation and defence of a PhD thesis in the field of Architecture: technology and circular design.
  • You will publish scientific articles related to the research project.
  • You contribute to acquiring internal and external funding
  • You will carry out a limited number of teaching and research support tasks for the Master program of Architecture and the research group Henry van de Velde.

Profile

  • You hold a Master degree within the EEA/Switzerland in Architecture, engineering sciences: architecture or a related relevant discipline or you will have obtained it by the time you start work.
  • You can demonstrate excellent study results.
  • Your teaching competences are in line with the University of Antwerp’s educational vision .
  • Your research qualities are in line with the faculty and university research policies .
  • Your interests are situated within the research track Technology and Circular design of the research group Henry van de Velde and contribute to the societal and academic debate on climate change, circularity, circular design and transformable concepts of structures and buildings.
  • Eligibility for an FWO grant is a plus.
  • You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity and cooperation.

What we offer

  • We offer a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years. Following a positive evaluation, the scholarship can be renewed once for another two-year period.
  • The planned start date is 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible after that date.
  • Your monthly scholarship amount is calculated according to the scholarship amounts for doctoral scholarship holders on the pay scales for Contract Research Staff (Dutch: Bijzonder Academisch Personeel, BAP).
  • You will do most of your work at Stadscampus Mutsaard in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.
  • Find out more about working at the University of Antwerp here .

 Want to apply?

  • You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform up to and including 8 November 2021 (by midnight Brussels time). Click on the 'Apply' button, complete the online application form and be sure to include the following attachments: a motivation letter (1 page), your academic CV with BA and MA degrees (including degrees or results), portfolio and research plan (max. 2 pages).
  • The selection committee will review all of the applications as soon as possible after the application deadline. As soon as a decision has been made, we will inform you about the next steps in the selection procedure. Please make a note of the following date: 24 November 2021.
  • If you have any questions about the online application form, please check the frequently asked questions or send an email to jobs@uantwerpen.be . If you have any questions about the job itself, please contact prof. dr. Mario Rinke (mario.rinke@uantwerpen.be ).

 The University of Antwerp received the European Commission’s HR Excellence in Research Award for its HR policy. We are a sustainable, family-friendly organisation which invests in its employees’ growth. We encourage diversity  and attach great importance to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities, regardless of gender identity, disability, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or age. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and with diverse characteristics to apply.


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