Full-time position as Research Professor (tenure track) in the field of Rural History of pre-Industrial Europe

RHN 27/2016 | Opportunity

The Faculty of Arts & Philosophy of Ghent University (Belgium)

Closing date for applications: 30 March 2016

Full-time position as Research Professor in the rank of assistant professor (tenure track),
funded by the Special Research Fund (BOF)
in the field of Rural History of pre-Industrial Europe

The Faculty of Arts & Philosophy of Ghent University (Belgium) announces a vacancy for a fulltime professorial post in the rank of assistant professor (tenure track), starting October 1, 2016 at the earliest.

The appointment is in the field of 'Rural History of pre-industrial Europe'.

An appointment in the rank of lecturer is a tenure track position for a period of five years, at the end of which a tenure decision will be taken, following an evaluation by the university of the personalised objectives agreed upon at the time of the appointment.

The new academic staff member will be granted the privilege of focusing primarily on research for a period of 5 years, with a teaching assignment limited to a maximum average of 8 ECTS per semester over a period of 3 years. Stipulated working time assigned to research, teaching and service may be changed by the university after this period.

At Ghent University, career advancement in the rank of lecturer and associate professor is subject to periodic assessment on the basis of agreed personalised objectives.

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Source: www.ugent.be