Within the Integrated Veterinary Research Unit, the hired person will assure:
- the preparation and supervision of practical sessions in physiology intended for students in Veterinary Medicine and Biology;
- the preparation and supervision of students’ end-of-cycle works and of integrated learning modules (interdisciplinary and intergenerational);
- the logistics of the educational activities for which he or she is accountable;
- the preparation and updating of related teaching materials using modern learning methods (e-learning, self-learning, self-evaluation, team-based learning, etc.);
- research work in the field of infectiology: The subject of study concerns the innate antiviral immune response in mammals. We will be particularly interested in a family of enzymes called APOBEC3s. These proteins are capable of inducing mutations in viruses, making them non-infectious. In some circumstances, APOBEC3s can also alter the cell genome.
Applicants will have a post-graduate degree in veterinary medicine. The hired person will have a driving licence. The skills and qualities required are:
- ability to integrate and collaborate within a teaching team;
- great professional awareness, initiative, autonomy, proactivity;
- high organizational capacity;
- deep knowledge of animal physiology and related fields essential for interdisciplinary teaching;
- interest in new learning methods and motivation to apply them in teaching;
- knowledge of English (reading, writing, speaking);
The following are assets:
- research experience (laboratory research and animal experimentation),
- Experience in intergenerational and interdisciplinary teaching.
The contract is for a fixed term of two years (renewable twice).
The application forms (downloadable at https://www.unamur.be/universite/jobs/formulaires/formulaire-de-candidature-pour-le-personnel-scientifique-francais-anglais/view) and a cover letter detailing his ou her qualifications, skills and motivation must be sent to the Rectorat (rue de Bruxelles, 61 to 5000 NAMUR) by July the 31st of 2017 at the latest.