1 - Company profile
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:
2 - Job Description
|Staff category||Assisting Academic Personnel|
|Specific designation||Graduate Teaching Assistant|
|Scope of mandate||1 FTE|
|Faculty||Faculteit Wetenschappen en Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen|
Education & research domain
Bioengineering Sciences / Plant Biotechnology
3 - Job profile
You obtained a Master of Science in Bioengineering Sciences, Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology or equivalent.
4 - Offer
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[VB1] 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.
5 - Additional information
|Planned starting date||01/04/2021|
|Length of contract||2 years (renewable)|
|Deadline for application||Applications to be submitted no later than 01/01/2021|
|Contact person||Prof. Dr. ir. Geert Angenon|
6 - Sollicitatie
Applications can only be made ONLINE
Your application must include the following as a minimum:
|Title||Graduate Teaching Assistant Bioengineering Sciences|
|Employer||Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)|
|Job location||Boulevard de la Plaine 2, 1050 Brussels|
|Published||September 14, 2020|
|Application deadline||January 1, 2021|
|Job types||Research assistant  |
|Fields||Biotechnology,   Botany and plant science,   Biochemistry,   Molecular Biology,   Genetics,   Bioengineering  |