Ghent University Global Campus
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 74th), and in the Life Sciences subjects taught at GUGC, Ghent University ranks even higher.
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Full-time Teaching Assistant – Ghent University Global Campus
Department: Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology (KR01)
Degree: Master degree in Science, Biotechnology or Bio-engineering, MSc thesis covering one of the fields: Bioinformatics, Immunology and Molecular Biology.
Contract: 6 year contract (1 + 3+2)
Occupancy rate: 100%
Vacancy Type: Assistant Academic Staff
Last application date: 30 April 2023 (Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be filled when there is a right candidate)
Starting date: 01 September, 2023 (negotiable)
Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea, has a vacancy for a full-time teaching assistant position, possibly leading to a PhD graduation in the area of Applied Medical Technology, starting from September 2023 (open to negotiation). It concerns a 6-year (maximum) full-time position.
The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Radwanska at the Center for Biomedical Research. The selected candidate is expected to teach undergraduate practical courses, as well as design and perform high-quality scientific research at Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea.
The PhD research topic will start focus on the functional understanding of immune cell differentiation and maturation of immune cells in the bone marrow upon infection with a pathogen. As a model system the work at UGent is based on trypanosome infections that affect livestock animals worldwide. The topic will be heavily based on the use of both conventional immunological methods, such as flow cytometer analysis as well as scRNAseq and bulk RNA sequencing, to identify cell populations and mechanisms underlying infection associated pathologies. Bioinformatics data analysis in R will be crucial to the completion of the project. Knowledge of immunological pathways that govern host-parasite interactions is a prerequisite for this work.
Teaching Assistant tasks include:
Practical course support:
Research center support:
All required documents must be submitted in English. The documents must be merged into a single PDF file and sent to GUGC_HR@ghent.ac.kr and Prof. Dr. Magdalena.Radwanska firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: Full-time Teaching Assistant). The candidate will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the application.
Application Process and Interview
We reserve the right to hold applications on file for potential future job openings.
Compensation & Benefits for the candidate selected
- Initial 1 year-contract term
(with possible extensions after positive evaluations in every end of the contract terms)
- Starts from Annual Base Salary of 26,500,000 KRW (Monthly Salary of 2,208,333, Gross)
- Additional two bonuses in June (92% of monthly salary) and December (100% monthly salary) on a pro-rata basis.
- A single unit of Dormitory operated by Incheon Global Campus (IGC) is provided for foreigners.
If the selected candidate is a permanent resident holder or has a Korean nationality, the housing unit shall not be provided by IGC, but the Housing Allowance of 725,000 KRW monthly.
- The selected candidate with foreign nationality, shall have two round-tickets to Home town per year (up to 4,000,000 KRW)
- Severance shall be paid when the contract ends and if the candidate works more than one year.
- Marsh private health insurance provided, including basic medical reimbursements
- The selected candidate shall have 35 days paid annual leave per year.
- Additional holiday from Christmas (Dec 25) to New Year (Jan 1).
Ghent University Global CampusGhent 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 Glo...
Ghent University Global Campus 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 Gl...
Job summaryFull time Research and Teaching Assistant (PhD candidate in Food Science and Technology)-Ghent University Global campus.Departments: KR01 – Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent Unive...
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