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[Job Posting] Full-time PhD Position in Mathematical Biology – Ghent University Global Campus, Korea

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

 

 

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 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 PhD Position – Ghent University Global Campus

Department: Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology (KR01)

Degree: Master degree in one of the following: Mathematics, Physics, Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Chemical Engineering.

Contract: 1-year contract, renewable (max. 4 years)

Occupancy rate: 100%

Vacancy Type: Assistant Academic Staff

Last application date: August 31, 2018 12:00 (Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be filled upon findingthe right candidate)

Starting date: October 1, 2018 (negotiable)

 

 

 

Job Position

Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea, has a vacancy for a PhD 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. However, s/he will also be assigned a co-supervisor at the home campus in Ghent, Belgium. In addition, the candidate will be able to spend time at the home campus in Ghent during his/her PhD studies. 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 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 or expect to hold by September 2018, a master degree in one of the following disciplines: (Applied) Mathematics, Physics, Mechanical / Electrical / Electronic / Chemical Engineering. 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.

Application Documents

  • Motivation letter
  • Full resume(CV),including at least 2 references
  • Copy of the Bachelors and Masters degree certificate
  • Transcripts (overview of study results)

 

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 (subject line: Full-time PhD 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