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PhD Project
Ghent University Global Campus

Full-time Researcher Position in Mathematical Biology – Ghent

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Anywhere
19 Dec 2019

Position Description


Full-time Researcher Position in Mathematical Biology – Ghent
University Global Campus, Korea

Ghent University Global Campus (GUGC) is an integrated campus of Ghent
University, Belgium, and the first European university to be part of the Incheon
Global Campus (IGC) in Incheon, South Korea. Ghent University Global
Campus currently offers Bachelor of Science programs in Molecular
Biotechnology, Environmental Technology, and Food Technology. Ghent
University is one of the top 100 universities in the world (ARWU 62nd), and in
the Life Sciences subjects taught at GUGC, Ghent University ranks even higher.
Please visit the Ghent University Global Campus homepages to learn more
about our organization: http://www.ugent.be/globalcampus/en and
http://www.ghent.ac.kr.

Job Summary
Full-Time Researcher Position – Ghent University Global Campus
Department: Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology
and Molecular Biotechnology (KR01)
Contract: 1-year contract, renewable (max. 4 years)
Occupancy rate: 100%
Vacancy Type: Assistant Academic Staff
Last application date: January 31, 2019 (Applicants are encouraged to apply
immediately as the position will be filled upon finding the right candidate)
Starting date: March 1, 2019 (negotiable)

Job Position
Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea, has a vacancy for a Researcher
position in the area of mathematical biology, starting from October 1, 2018
(open to negotiation). It concerns a 1-year full-time position for a renewable
period of maximum 4 years.
The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Shodhan Rao and
Prof. Surender Kumar at the Center for Biotech Data Science of the Ghent
University Global campus in Korea. Ghent University Global Campus is an
equal opportunities employer.

Job Description
Assist his/her supervisors in teaching undergraduate courses at Ghent
University Global Campus, Korea (physics, mathematics).
Conduct research in the interdisciplinary field of mathematical biology
with a particular focus on stability analysis of biochemical reaction
networks.
Assist his/her supervisors with tasks in ongoing and future R&D projects.

Profile of the Candidate
Hold by January 2019, a PhD degree in one of the following disciplines:
mechanical /electrical /chemical /electronics engineering, (applied)
mathematics, physics. Exceptional candidates from other
engineering/science backgrounds will also be considered.
Should have had a rigorous undergraduate training in mathematics and
physics and in general a strong background in mathematics and
physics.
Be highly motivated to conduct research in the area of applied
mathematics, specifically in the area of mathematical
biology/chemistry.
Have an excellent academic track record, an excellent command of
English and good academic writing and presentation skills.
Knowledge of biology or chemistry at undergraduate level is preferable
although not mandatory.


How to Apply

 Motivation letter  Full resume(CV), including at least 2 references  Copy of the Bachelors, Masters and PhD degree certificates  Transcripts (overview of study results) All required documents must be submitted in English. The documents must be merged in to a single PDF file and sent to shodhan.rao@ghent.ac.kr (subject line: Full-time Researcher Position in Mathematical Biology). The candidate will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the application. Application Process and Interview  Interviews will take place in stages from the first available time, possibly via Skype  Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be filled upon finding the right candidate We reserve the right to hold applications on file for potential future job openings. For submission of your file and any inquiries, please contact us via email: GUGC_HR@ghent.ac.kr

Position Category: Mathematical & Physical Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Salary: €40'000 - €50'000.

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