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Job posted by Academic Positions (09/07/2014 16.45)

Tenured academic staff in the area of Applied Engineering: Construction

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The Faculty of Applied Engineering is seeking to fill the following fulltime vacancy: tenured academic staff in the area of  Applied Engineering: Construction


Job description
You will be assigned lecturing duties in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes of Industrial Sciences: Construction. Your teaching focus will be on strength of materials and  stability.
Starting from your own expertise, you will conduct scientific research in one of the areas of the research group EMIB (Energy and Materials in Infrastructure and Buildings):
Road Engineering
Green Buildings
You will contribute to the expansion of the research group.
You will acquire and manage external research funding, both national and international.
You will offer scientific services, taking on an active role in the Programme’s and the Faculty’s boards and committees.

Profile and requirements
You hold a doctorate degree (PhD) in Engineering, Applied or Industrial Engineering, in Science or equivalent.
The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the University of Antwerp (
Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the University’s policy (
You have a research track record in project-based and/or applied scientific research in the field of Construction.
Teaching and/or business experience will be considered an asset.
You have leadership skills (or the potential to develop them).
You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
You can meet the statutory language requirements for both the knowledge of the teaching language and the administrative language, Dutch. The University of Antwerp provides the necessary support.

We offer
Commensurate with your experience and the academic qualifications
- Either a full-time position as a lecturer, in a temporary appointment in the tenure track for a term of five years. This position will lead to an immediate permanent appointment as a senior lecturer if the performance is assessed favourably on the basis of previously fixed and clearly communicated evaluation criteria.
- Or a full-time position as a senior lecturer or higher, generally entailing a permanent appointment. In the case of a first appointment into the corps of academic personnel (ZAP), the University Board may settle for a temporary appointment for a period not exceeding three years. This will lead to a permanent appointment, if the performance is assessed favourably.
A gross monthly salary ranging from € 4 009,52 to € 5 910,19 for a lecturer and from € 4 591,43 to € 7 213,07 for a senior lecturer.
A dynamic and stimulating work and research environment.

The date of appointment will be February 1st, 2015.

Nr of positions available : 1

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Research Fields

Engineering - Civil engineering
- Industrial engineering
Technology - Energy technology

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profile

Not defined

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