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[Job Vacancy] Research assistant (PhD student) in food Science
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Research assistant (PhD student) in food Science

Department: KR01 - Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology
Contract: Limited duration Occupancy rate: 100%

Vacancy Type: Research staff
Last application date: November  30, 2022

•         KR01 – Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent University Global Campus, Korea
•         LA07 – Department of Food safety and food quality, Ghent University, Belgium

Contract: 1 year, followed by 1 year on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation, and followed by 2 years
(again on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation); for a grand total of 4 years.

Degree: Master degree in the field of food science. Occupancy rate: 100%.

Vacancy type: Assistant Academic Personnel (AAP)

Ghent University Global Campus, Korea (GUGC-K) has a vacancy for a position of research assistant (100%). It concerns a temporary full-time position for a maximum period of 4 years.

Profile of the candidate

• You hold a Master of Science degree with strong focus on food chemistry. If you do not hold a Msc from a Korean University, you must have proof of 3 years post- Msc working       experience. Those international candidates who are residing in Korea with the following visa types are exempted from the 3-year work experience condition; F-4 (foreign national  with Korean ancestral roots), F-6 (spouse visa), F-2 (resident visa/ job seeking visa).
•   You have good knowledge of protein science.
•   Knowledge of functional foods is an asset. 
•   Having practical laboratory experience in chemical food analysis is essential
•   Having practical laboratory experience in cell culturing  is a great asset
•   You are highly motivated to conduct scientific research in preparation of obtaining a PhD degree in the area of food chemistry;
•   You have an independent research and strong self-learning ability; a creative and inquisitive attitude is a must;
•   You are willing to help with the final projects of (under)graduate students.

Job description

•  You design and perform high-quality scientific research in the field of functional 
•  You publish your research results in peer-reviewed international journals and actively participate in (inter)national conferences;

Starting date: February, 1, 2023.

GUGC-K is the first campus of Ghent University outside Belgium. This brand new campus is  located  in  Incheon,  South-Korea.  GUGC-K  integrates  educational  and  research facilities in a single building. Ghent University has the ambition to organize a first-rate, truly European education in Asia and to develop excellent research in the fields of Molecular biotechnology, Environmental and Food technology.

The terms of employment at GUGC-K are comparable to those at the campus in Ghent, Belgium. However, free student accommodation and a yearly travel budget are foreseen. GUGC-K is an equal opportunities employer. This position allows promising scientists to carry out research for a period of up to 4 years, under the supervision of Professor Mahta Mirzaei at Ghent University Global Campus, Korea. The student will be co-supervised by a professor of the Ghent University, home campus, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering. PhD degree diploma will be from Ghent University, Belgium.

How to apply Required Documents

•          Personal motivation letter
•          Full professional/academic resume (CV)
o Your  resume  needs  to  document  at  least  3  years  of  relevant  work experience  in  case  you  do  not  have  an  MSc  degree  from  a  Korean university (visa requirement of the Korean government for non-Korean Ph.D. students)All required documents, which must be merged into a single PDF file, have to be sent in English  to  Professor  Mahta  Mirzaei (mahta.Mirzaei@ghent.ac.kr),  with  subject “Application:  Research  assistant  in  food  science”.  After  a  first  screening,  selected candidates will be invited for a video interview.
  For  any  inquiries  regarding  this  vacancy,  please  send  an  email  to  Mahta  Mirzaei (Mahta.Mirzaei@ghent.ac.kr).