For already 50 years, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has stood for freedom, equality and connectedness. These values are strongly present on our campuses, in our students as well as our staff. At the VUB, you’ll find a diverse collection of personalities: pure innovators, but especially people who are 100% their authentic selves. With about 3,500 employees, we are the largest Flemish-speaking employer in Brussels, an international city with which we are all too happy to be affiliated and around which our four campuses are located.
Our education and research are grounded in the principles of free research with an eye on human progress. We disapprove of every purely authoritative argument and guarantee the free formation of judgement that is necessary for this basic principle to be incorporated in the community.
The VUB is autonomous and managed democratically. As such, we guarantee fundamental freedoms within our university, as well as the right of the university community to be involved in making and checking university policy.
The mission of the university includes:
|Staff category||Senior Academic Staff|
|Specific designation|| |
Recruitment in one of the academic ranks of Senior Academic Staff.
Recruitment in the rank of lecturer is a tenure track appointment which implies an initial appointment as lecturer for a period of 5 years with eligibility for tenure in the rank of senior lecturer by the end of this initial period.Recruitment in other academic ranks is an initial appointment for 3 years with eligibility for tenure in the same rank by the end of this initial period.
|Scope of mandate||1 FTE|
|Faculty||Faculteit Wetenschappen en Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen|
Integrative molecular biology
The Department of Biology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is active in research, education and service to society in the field of Biology. The research disciplines in the department include cellular and molecular biology, ecology and evolutionary biology.
The department is seeking an excellent candidate for a senior academic staff position (lecturer/senior lecturer/full professor) in experimental molecular biology with a focus on cellular/ developmental biology and an interface with ecology and/or evolution.
You are expected to contribute to the continuity of our high scientific and educational standards.
You are expected to:
You have a PhD degree in Sciences, Bio-engineering Sciences, or a related field, awarded on the basis of an original thesis.
As an employee of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, you’ll work, every day, in a dynamic, diverse and multilingual environment. Our campuses are located in the middle of a green oasis at the edge of the capital city of Flanders, Belgium and Europe. That city centre, with all its opportunities and possibilities, is easily accessed by public transport in less than half an hour.
Depending on your experience and your academic merits, you’ll receive a salary in one of the grades that have been set by the government. Standard inclusions include hospitalisation insurance and the free use of public transport for your home–work commute. And if you prefer to bike to work? There’s compensation for that too. On both campuses, there are extensive sport facilities available to you and childcare facilities within walking distance.
For more information on what it’s like to work at the VUB, go to www.vub.ac.be/en/jobs.
|Planned starting date||01/10/2021|
|Length of contract|| |
Recruitment in the rank of lecturer is a tenure track appointment which implies an initial appointment as lecturer for a period of 5 years with eligibility for tenure in the rank of senior lecturer by the end of this initial period.
Recruitment in other academic ranks is an initial appointment for 3 years with eligibility for tenure in the same rank by the end of this initial period.
|Contact person||Prof. Dr. Luc Leyns|
Your application must include the following as a minimum:
|Employer||Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)|
|Job location||Boulevard de la Plaine 2, 1050 Brussels|
|Publiseringsdato||mars 25, 2021|
|Søknadsfrist||mai 10, 2021|
|Stillingstyper||Professor,   Lektor/Førstelektor,   Tenure Track  |
|Fagområder||Økologi,   Molekylærbiologi,   Genetikk,   Cellebiologi,   Evolusjonsbiologi,   Utviklingsbiologi  |