Postdoc position (3 years + renewable for 3 years) in algebra, analysis or logic

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    →   Department WE01 - Mathematics

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Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With each of its 11 faculties and more than 100 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes that are grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its employees as well as its students.




  • At least 70% of your assignment will be spent on academic research.
  • You will assist in teaching activities at the Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • You will counsel students in their Bachelor’s project, literature study, seminar and Master’s dissertation.
  • You will counsel doctoral students.




  • You hold a doctoral degree (Mathematics) or an equivalent degree. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • You have already conducted research within the fields of algebra or analysis or logic.

  • You have distinguished yourself as a promising researcher in your doctorate.
  • You are profoundly interested in coaching students in the Bachelor’s, Master’s and/or Advanced Master’s programmes.
  • You may present relevant scientific publications in (inter)national peer-reviewed academic journals that are widely disseminated.




  • We offer you a three-year appointment, which may be renewed once for three years at the most, on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation. The term of renewal begins immediately after the first term has expired. Attention: If you have been previously appointed as a post-doctoral assistant at a university within the Flemish Community, you cannot apply for this position.
  • Your appointment will start on 1 October 2017 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP5. More information is available on our website.
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 38 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits can be found on our website (in Dutch).




Apply online via this application before last application date. Make sure you upload the following documents:

  • application letter
  • cv, including an overview of your relevant scientific publications (merged into one file of maximum 5 MB)
  • a transcript of the required degree (if you already have it)
  • for diplomas awarded outside the European Union: certificate of equivalence (NARIC) (if you already have it)


We do not accept applications that are sent by e-mail or applications that lack (one of) the above-mentioned documents.


As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.




For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Hendrik Van Maldeghem, (, +32 9 264 49 11).


Job location: 
Krijgslaan 281, S23
Proeftuinstraat 86, N8
9000 Gent
Contact and application information
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Contact name: 
Hendrik Van Maldeghem

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