University of Mons
Research and Teaching Assistant (M/F) – Machine Design and Production Engineering Lab
University of Mons
The University of Mons, abbreviated to “UMONS”, is a French-speaking university in the province of Hainaut, Belgium, near the French-Belgian border. It is approximately 50 kilometres from Brussels, the capital of Europe.
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Application deadline: Feb 19
Location: Mons, Belgium
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Research and Teaching Assistant (M/F) – Machine Design and Production Engineering Lab

The University of Mons recruits

within:  
Faculty of Engineering
Machine Design and Production Engineering Lab

direct hierarchical dependence: Professor P. Dehombreux

a (M/F)Research and teaching assistant

Description of the tasks:

  • Achievement of a PhD thesis linked to virtual manufacturing. Machining by the removal of chip is more particularly concerned from a numerical point of view (finite element models among others) as well as an experimental point of view. While both aspects are expected to be covered, the work will be focussed either in the development of an experimental setup or in the enhancement of numerical models previously developed in the lab. Support of industrial and academic partners is expected.
  • Contribute to the expertise and the excellence in the research of the lab and its international collaborations.
  • Participation to the supervision of practical works mainly related to the “Virtual Manufacturing” course, in direct link with the subject of the PhD thesis, as well as to Master’s Thesis and students Projects.
  • Involvement in the general organization of the lab and the industrial projects carried out by the lab.

Candidate profile:

Educational skills, scientific skills, writing skills in English (IELTS above 6.5 or equivalent), sociability, rigour, taking initiative and being responsible.

Mastering the French language is an asset but it is not mandatory as research will be performed in an international context and the teaching tasks are mainly linked to activities in English.

Required diplomaMaster’s degree (BAC +5 scientific level) in Mechanical Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent

Type of contract: 1 year, 2 yearsrenewable
Working hoursfull-time

Submission of candidatures:

The application file will include a cover letter, the detail of the obtained academic honours and a copy of the degree certificates.

It will be submitted,

  • to Prof. Pierre Dehombreux, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Head of Machine Design and Production Engineering Lab at pierre.dehombreux@umons.ac.be
  • to Mme Christine Martens, responsable du Département Administration facultaire, at admin.polytech@umons.ac.be or by post to the following address: UMONS – Faculté Polytechnique - Secrétariat Académique - Rue de Houdain 9 à 7000 Mons - Belgium

The applications will not be taken into account if the profile does not correspond to the description, or the file is incomplete.

Date d'échéance de l'avis: 19/02/2018

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