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[Job Vacancy] Full-time Research Assistant in Medical Biotechnology
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Full-time Research Assistant in Medical Biotechnology – Ghent University Global Campus, Korea
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).
Please visit the Ghent University Global Campus homepages to learn more about our organization: http://www.ugent.be/en and http://www.ghent.ac.kr.
Job Summary
Full-time Research Assistant – Ghent University Global Campus
Department: Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology (KR01)
Degree: Bachelor degree in Science, Biotechnology or Bio-engineering. BSc thesis covering fields of Immunology and Parasitology
Contract: 5 months contract
Occupancy rate: 100%
Vacancy Type: Assistant Academic Staff
Last application date: 10 July 2023
Starting date: 01 August, 2023

Job Position
Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea, has a vacancy for a full-time research assistant position in the area of Applied Medical Biotechnology starting from August 2023.
The candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Radwanska at the Center for Biomedical Research. The selected candidate is expected to assist with research and laboratory activities, and preparation of reagents for practical courses.
Tasks include:

Research center support:
  1. Preparation and supervised execution of research experiments, and review of research related literature;
  2. Support for laboratory experiments and facility;
  3. Management of the laboratory stocks, inventories, bibliography and a website;
  1. Preparation of materials and equipment for practical courses, and providing supervision for students during exercise sessions and practical courses;
  2. Support and supervision during examination sessions.
Required Skills
  1. BSc degree in Sciences, Biotechnology or Bio-engineering with MSc thesis covering one of the fields: Immunology, Parasitology, and Molecular Biology.
  2. Background knowledge of Immunology and host-parasite interactions. Knowledge of experimental trypanosome models will be considered to be an asset.
  3. Strong English communication and presentation skills in both speaking and writing.
  4. Knowledge of the Korean language is an asset, as it will enable you to mediate communication with Korean companies, equipment/reagent providers, and outsourcing partners.
  5. Excellent service-oriented mind and a pro-active attitude with the maturity to deal with stressful situations and a strong sense of responsibility.
  6. The ability to work in a team maintaining an excellent team spirit as well as strong working ethics.
  7. Willingness to work flexible working hours from time to time and participate in events outside of regular working hours can be required.
Application Documents:
  1. Motivation letter;
  2. Full resume (CV), including names of 3 references;
  3. Copy of the BSc degree;
  4. Transcripts (overview of study results).
All required documents must be submitted in EnglishThe documents must be merged into a single PDF file and sent to GUGC_HR@ghent.ac.kr and Prof. Dr. Magdalena Radwanska magdalena.radwanska@ghent.ac.kr  (subject line: Full-time Research Assistant).
Application Process and Interview
  1. Interviews will take place in stages from the first available time, possibly via TEAMS or Zoom.
  2. 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.
Selection Process
  1. CV Screening -> Interview -> Internal committee -> Approval -> Acceptance Notice to the candidate selected.