[Taxacom] Job announcement for a Nematologist Ghent University

Frieda Decraemer wilfrida.decraemer at naturalsciences.be
Fri Feb 5 01:16:06 CST 2010

Dear Sir,

Would it be possible to send this announcement to 
Taxacom subscribers. I will also forward you the 
message directly from the website of the 
university using my UGent e-mail address Wilfrida.Decraemer at UGent.be

Many thanks in advance,
W. Decraemer

>>Professor in the rank of Lecturer (docent) 
>>(Tenure Track system) in the field of Nematology
>>    * Last application date: 2010-03-12 23:55
>>    * Department: 
>> <http://www.ugent.be/en/departments?ugentid=WE11>WE11 - Department of Biology
>>    * Contract type: Statutary
>>    * Occupancy rate: 100%
>>    * Vacancy type: Autonomous academic staff

The faculty of Sciences has a vacancy for a 
professorship, starting from October 1, 2010. It 
concerns a position as full-time Professor in the 
rank of Lecturer (docent) (Tenure Track system) 
in the Department of Biology, charged with 
academic teaching, scientific research and 
carrying out scientific duties in the field of 
Nematology, in the following areas: taxonomy, morphology and phylogeny.


•    candidates should hold a PhD with a doctoral 
thesis in sciences: biology or a degree recognized as equivalent;
•    candidates are required to have at least two 
years of postdoctoral experience on October 1, 2010;
•    candidates are required to have research 
experience in the field of morphology, taxonomy 
and phylogeny of terrestrial metodes, proved by 
contributions to ternational and international 
conferences and by recent publications in 
national and international peer reviewed journals;
•    he/she will have to support and expand the 
Master programmes in Nematology;
•    candidates are required to have experience 
in supervising undergraduate and graduate research activities in Nematology;
•    having proved experience in international 
mobility, amongst others through participation in 
research programmes 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 both Master programmes in Nematology, 
as well as in Biology-related courses at 
Bachelor- and Master level. The teaching 
languages are Dutch and English; sufficient 
knowledge of both languages is thus required.

Also persons who do not speak Dutch as a native 
language are welcome to apply. The successful 
non-Dutch speaking applicant is expected to be 
able to teach in Dutch starting the third 
academic year after the appointment. The 
governing language at Ghent University is Dutch.

More detailed information on this vacancy can be 
obtained from prof. Ann Huysseune, head of the 
department, mailto:Ann.Huysseune at UGent.be

This full-time position is a tenure-track 
temporary appointment for a period of five years, 
at the end of which a tenure decision will be 
taken as full-time Professor in the rank of 
Senior Lecturer (hoofddocent), depending on an overall evaluation.

Applications must be sent in duplicate by 
registered mail to the rector of Ghent 
University, Rectorate building, 
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Ghent, using the 
specific application form for tenured academic 
staff (ZAP). It should include the candidate’s 
view on research, education and services to be 
performed during the five year tenure track 
period as well as the necessary proofs of 
competence (copies of degrees), the 12th of March, 2010 at the latest.

The application forms for Autonomous Academic Staff (ZAP)
•    can be obtained at Ghent University, 
Department of Personnel and Organization, 
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, 9000 Gent.
•    can be requested by phone: +32 (0) 9 264 31 29 or + 32 (0) 9 264 31 30.
•    can be downloaded from the internet:

Prof. Dr. Wilfrida Decraemer
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences/ 
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen
Section of Recent Invertebrates/ Afdeling Recente Invertebraten
Vautierstraat 29
B-1000 Brussel, Belgium
fax: 32 2 627 41 41
tel 32 2 627 43 35

Professor at Ghent University
Department of Biology
Chairman of Nematology Educational Committee
K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000 Gent Belgium
Wilfrida.Decraemer at UGent.be

President of IFNS (International Federation of Nematology Societies)
http:// www.ifns.org


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