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

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

Last application date
Feb 28, 2019 23:59

Department
KR01 - Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology

Contract
Unlimited duration

Degree
Master degree in one of the following: mathematics, electrical/electronics/mechanical/chemical engineering.

Occupancy rate
100%

Vacancy Type
Research staff

Job description
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.
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, electrical/electronics/mechanical/chemical engineering.
Contract: 1-year contract, renewable (max. 4 years)
Occupancy rate: 100%
Vacancy Type: Assistant Academic Staff
Last application date: February 28, 2019 (Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be filled upon finding the right candidate)
Starting date: April 16, 2019 (negotiable)
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
Job Position
Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea, has a vacancy for a PhD position in the area of mathematical biology, starting from April 16, 2019 (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 cosupervisor 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.
Profile of the Candidate
+ Hold a master degree in one of the following disciplines: (applied) mathematics, mechanical/ electrical /electronics /chemical engineering. Exceptional candidates from other engineering/science backgrounds will also be considered. The master degree certificate should have been issued before February 2016.
+ Should have at least 3 years of work experience after obtaining master degree (this is a requirement for Korea visa).
+ 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.

How to apply
Application Documents
+ Motivation letter
+ Full resume(CV), including at least 2 references
+ Copy of the Bachelors and Masters degree certificates
+ Transcripts (overview of study results)
All required documents must be submitted in English. The documents must be merged in to a single PDF file and sent to shodhan.rao@ghent.ac.kr
(subject line: Full-time PhD Position in Mathematical Biology).
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.

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

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