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ES/2018/001 – Senor Academic Staff – 10% – Faculty of Economic & Social Sciences - Communication StudiesPosted by: Vrije Universiteit Brussel - VUB
Posted date: 2018-Feb-19
Company: Vrije Universiteit Brussel - VUB
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel has been a leading player in the Flemish Higher Education landscape for 40 years. The University numbers 12.000 students and together with its hospital - UZ Brussel – employs more than 6.000 people. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is the largest Dutch speaking employer in the capital.
Teaching and research at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel are founded on the principle of unfettered inquiry to benefit the progress of mankind. This means rejecting dogmatic positions and guaranteeing the freedom to form opinions without interference; in this way the University aims to ensure the dispersal of the principle of unfettered inquiry throughout society.
The University is autonomous and democratically run. This means guaranteeing the exercise of the fundamental freedoms within the University, as well as the right of the University Community to participate in the decision making process and scrutiny of University policy.
The following form part of the University’s mission:
Jobtitle: ES/2018/001 – Senor Academic Staff – 10% – Faculty of Economic & Social Sciences - Communication Studies
Primarily research, with a minimum teaching load (supervision of master and/ or PhD students).
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Contact prof. dr. Karin Vanderkerken or mrs. Mieke Gijsemanson 0032 (0) 2 629 21 08 or Rd.secretariaatvub.be
The candidate must be associated with the VUB or with an official SOC Department. He/ she needs to have a minimal 80% ZAP appointment.
The candidate cannot hold a ZAP appointment at a Flemish University.
The candidate must be involved in scientific research and must be able to synergize this appointment and the ongoing scientific research.
As a formal minimum requirement, applicants must hold a PhD awarded based on an original thesis.
The candidate is expected to endorse the educational vision of the university (full text available on the university website).
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Every first appointment is dependent upon the successful delivery of a teaching session.
Members of academic faculty with teaching duties are required to prove their command of the teaching language. E.g.: for teaching in English the candidate provides evidence of proficiency in English at C1 level by submitting a language certificate (or a waiver).
The following chart provides an overview of the language proficiency requirements:
Recruitment in one of the academic ranks of Senior Academic Staff.
As an employee of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel your days will be spent in a dynamic, diverse and multilingual environment. Both our campuses are set within green oases on the outskirts of the centre of the capital of Flanders, Belgium and Europe. This centre, with all its opportunities, is within your reach by public transport in under half an hour.
Depending on your experience and academic merits you will receive a salary on one of the pay scales laid down by the government. Hospitalisation cover and free use of public transport for travel to and from work are standard conditions of employment. If you would rather cycle to work, compensation is also available for that. Both campuses have extensive sporting facilities which are at your disposal and a nursery is within walking distance.
More information is available at www.vub.ac.beunder the heading ‘future employees’.
All applications must at least include the following attachments: