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Post-doctoral Research & Teaching Assistant
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Full-time Post-doctoral Research & Teaching Assistant in the Biomedical Research Center (RC5) of 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 66th), 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.


Job Summary

Full time Post-doc Research & Teaching Assistant – Ghent University Global Campus

Department: Biomedical Research Centre 

Degree: PhD in Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics (or closely related area)

Contract:  2-year contract term (Renewable)

Occupancy rate: 100%

Vacancy Type: Research & Teaching Assistant

Last application date: Nov 15, 2020 (Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be filled upon finding the right candidate)

Starting date: Jan 2, 2021 (negotiable)

Scientific Supervisor : Prof. dr. Magdalena Radwanska


  • Department: KR01 – Center for Biomedical Research (RC5), Ghent University GlobalCampus

  • Contract: 2 year contract, renewable

  • Degree: PhD in the broader fields of Molecular Biology or Bioinformatics

  • Occupancy rate:100%.

  • Vacancy type: Academic AssistingStaff.

Ghent University Global Campus, Korea (GUGC-K) has a vacancy for a position of Research & Teaching Assistant starting from January 1st 2021 (starting date) at the BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER. It concerns a two-year full-time position in support of the teaching and research activities of the research center, renewable subject to evaluation.



Profile of the candidate

  • You hold PhD degree with strong focus on Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics.

  • You have goodknowledgeof techniques such as genome sequencing, single cell RNA sequencing, bioinformatics data processing pipelines and visualization. You possess knowledge of Bioconductor and R, Python and Linux.

  • You have a good knowledge of Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Immunology and have basic acquaintance with trypanosomosis research.

  • You have strong didactic and communicative skills and a large interest in providing and supporting academic education.

  • You have proven record of teaching practical courses.


Job description

  • Assist the Research Center with teaching of wet-and dry-lab practical exercises of undergraduate courses (Molecular Biological, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Immunology).

  • Assist in preparation of the above mentioned practical courses, following instructions of the lecturer(s)-in-charge.

  • Assist with examinations, and other educational duties of the research center.

  • Assist the Research Center in daily tasks linked to various operational aspects of the laboratory.

  • Guide BSc students with practical work related to their dissertation, and guide them in the writing of their thesis manuscript.


    Starting date: January 1st, 2021


GUGC-K is the first campus of Ghent University outside Belgium. This brand new campus is located in Incheon, South- Korea. GUGC-K integrates educational and research facilities in a single building. Ghent University has the ambition to organize a first-rate, truly European education in Asia and to develop excellent research in the fields of Molecular biotechnology, Environmental and Food technology.


The terms of employment at GUGC-K are comparable to those at the campus in Ghent. Upon selection, the candidate needing a visa will apply for E-3 visa (Researcher visa) in Korea and free student accommodation and one round travel ticket between home country and GUGC-K are foreseen for international employee (E-3 visa holder). The international candidates who have other visa types (such as F-2, F-4 or F-6) in Korea also can apply for the position. The duration of the employment contract starts with one 2 years but if positively evaluated be extended and allow promising scientists to carry out research eventually with as objective to obtain a PhD. Co-supervision is foreseen from the Ghent University home campus.


Applications should be sent no later than November 15th, 2020 by email to gugc_hr@ghent.ac.kr and magdalena.radwanska@ghent.ac.kr with motivation letter, CV, copies of degrees MSc and PhD, MSc courses scores (unless a higher degree has been obtained after the MSc), an overview of past education activities, and two references. All documents should be attached as a single PDF file (ill-formatted applications will not be considered).

Please use as subject: Application_GUGC_BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER.