Description du poste
You will contribute to the University of Antwerp’s three core tasks: education (40%), research (40%) and services (20%). Your role also includes organisational and managerial aspects.
Education You will provide high-quality education in the programs of Biomedical Sciences and Biochemistry & Biotechnology with a focus on imaging / neurosciences (15-20 ECTS). In the master program, you translate your research into educational activities. You provide to both national and international students research training at undergraduate and graduate level. You will play a role in developing activating, student-centred and competence-driven programme components and study programmes. You will supervise students with their Bachelor and Master dissertations.
Research The new recruit will expand together with the colleague professor high-quality scientific research in biomedical imaging in the Bio-Imaging Lab’s research niche(s) but also within the high-quality and high capacity core facility (fee for service) providing MRI support for a broad range of applications (cancer, infection etc) to academia and industry. We are looking for an excellent scientist, junior or senior, with an excellent scientific track record (ERC profile), with a strong drive to succeed, a positive attitude, a background in biomedical imaging. Additional skills in computational neurosciences or image processing would be an advantage. You will initiate new lines of Biomedical research and coordinate the progress of scientific research projects. You will also participate in ongoing research programmes at the Bio-Imaging Lab. You will acquire and manage national and international research funding. You will publish in high ranked international journals. You will develop an international scientific network. You will supervise PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.
Services You will play a role in the provision of both academic services and service to society, within the institution and externally.
Organisation and leadership Together with your colleague professor you will run a biomedical MRI core facility and secure funding for maintenance and future renewal of the necessary equipment. You will accept coordinating responsibilities in the areas of education, research and/or service provision and you will contribute to policy. Your leadership style will be motivating and coaching. You will be attentive to your employees’ growth and development processes.
Profile You hold a PhD in Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Neurosciences…) Biomedical Sciences, Bio engineering, Biomedical engineering, Medical sciences, or alike. You can demonstrate several years of postdoctoral experience (or equivalent) in Biomedical MRI. Your research qualities are in line with the faculty and . You have established an excellent research portfolio including top ranked publication. You can demonstrate the ability to get international and/or industrial funding. Your teaching competences are in line with the University of Antwerp’s . You are motivated to develop your teaching skills further through the available. If you do not speak Dutch, the administrative language of the university, you should be willing to obtain a CEFR B2 level of proficiency in Dutch. As soon as you take on teaching duties as a programme component coordinator, you should be able to demonstrate a CEFR C1 level of proficiency in the language of instruction. The University of Antwerp supports international staff members through an integration trajectory and offers tailor-made language coaching in compliance with Flanders’ statutory . Candidates who have already followed an integration trajectory at Antwerp University during the ten years prior to this vacancy and who have not completed this with a B2 language certificate, cannot again appeal to the implementation of article §2 of the Codex Higher Education and must demonstrate their proficiency in Dutch at CEFR level B2 at the time of application in order to meet the eligibility criteria for this vacancy. You demonstrate leadership potential and organisational skills. You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity and cooperation. You are an excellent team player with excellent communication skills. In addition to scientific excellence and integrity, we value mentorship, collaboration, innovation and above all, a strong passion for imaging research/ neurosciences.
What we offer We offer a full-time appointment as a member of the academic staff (Dutch: Zelfstandig Academisch Personeel, ZAP). The level of your appointment ((assistant professor, associate professor, professor or full professor) is determined on the basis of your professional experience and academic qualifications. Junior ZAP members are usually offered temporary appointment as a tenure track assistant professor for five years, which is then followed by permanent appointment as an associate professor. Appointment as an associate professor or higher leads to permanent appointment (tenure) after a maximum of three years. A favourable performance appraisal is always required for permanent appointment. Your gross monthly salary is calculated according to the for senior academic staff. The planned start date is 1st of January 2022 . You will do most of your work at in a dynamic and stimulating working environment. Find out more about working at the University of Antwerp You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform up to and including 28 June 2021 (by midnight Brussels time). Click on 'apply', complete the online application form and don’t forget to include the following documents: (1) your motivation letter, (2) , (3) your academic CV, (4) an overview of your 5 major research achievements including details on the significance for the research field and on what was your role in this achievement (max. 2 pages), (5) a future research plan in which you detail a vision on your research within the Department of Biomedical Sciences (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.If you have any questions about the online application form, please check the or send an email to for its HR policy. We are a sustainable, family-friendly organisation which invests in its employees’ growth. We encourage
- Formation requise
- Heures de travail par semaine
- 8 - 40
- Type de Contrat
- Temps plein/ CDD
- Permis de conduire BE/EU exigé
- Voiture exigée
- Lettre de motivation exigée