Senior Academic Staff Differential geometry

 
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WorkplaceAntwerpen, Flemish Region, Belgium
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Department: Department of Mathematics Regime Part-time

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The Department of Mathematics in the Faculty of Sciences has the following part-time (10%) vacancy:

senior academic staff in the field of differential geometry

Position

As a member of the Senior Academic Staff (Dutch: Zelfstandig Academisch Personeel, ZAP), you will contribute to the University of Antwerp’s three core tasks: education, research and services. Your role may also include organisational and managerial aspects.

Education

  • You will provide high-quality education in differential geometry and related fields. The course ’’ Selected Topics in Differential Geometry’’ (6 credits, master mathematics) is part of the teaching load.
  • You will play a role in developing activating, student-centred and competence-driven programme components and study programmes.
  • You will supervise students and their Bachelor and Master dissertations.


Research

  • You will expand high-quality scientific research in differential geometry, differential equations, dynamical systems and/or mathematical physics.
  • You will initiate new lines of research and coordinate the progress of scientific research projects. You will also participate in ongoing research programmes.
  • You will acquire and manage national and international research funding.
  • You will publish in international journals and specialist literature.
  • You will develop an international scientific network.
  • You will supervise PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers.


Services

  • You will play a role in the provision of both academic services and service to society, within the institution and externally.


Organisation and leadership

  • You will accept coordinating responsibilities in the areas of education, research and/or services and you will contribute to policy.
  • Your leadership style will be motivating and coaching. You will be attentive to your employees’ growth and development processes.


Profile

  • You hold a PhD in Mathematics.
  • Your research qualities are in line with the faculty and university research policies . You have established an excellent research portfolio.
  • Your teaching competences are in line with the University of Antwerp’s educational vision . You are motivated to develop your teaching skills further through the professionalisation opportunities available.
  • If you do not speak Dutch, the administrative language of the university, you should be willing to obtain a CEFR B2 level of proficiency in Dutch. As soon as you take on teaching duties as a programme component coordinator, you should be able to demonstrate a CEFR C1 level of proficiency in the language of instruction. The University of Antwerp supports international staff members through an integration trajectory and offers tailor-made language coaching in compliance with Flanders’ statutory language regulations .
  • You demonstrate leadership potential and organisational skills.
  • You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity and cooperation.


What we offer

  • We offer a part-time (10%) appointment as a member of the Senior Academic Staff for the period from January 1 until September 30, 2022. Following a positive evaluation, the appointment can be renewed. The level of your appointment (lecturer, senior lecturer, professor or full professor) is determined on the basis of your professional experience and academic qualifications.
  • Your gross monthly salary is calculated according to the pay scales for Senior Academic Staff (ZAP) and calculated proportionally on the basis of your employment percentage.
  • The planned start date is January 1, 2022.
  • You will do most of your work at Campus Middelheim in a dynamic and stimulating working environment.
  • Find out more about working at the University of Antwerp here and discover all the other benefits .


Want to apply?

  • You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform up to and including November 8, 2021 (by midnight Brussels time). Click on 'apply', complete the online application form and don’t forget to include the following documents: (1) your motivation letter, (2) the completed job application appendix for ZAP , (3) your academic CV.
  • The selection committee will review all of the applications as soon as possible after the application deadline. As soon as a decision has been made, we will inform you about the next steps in the selection procedure.
  • If you have any questions about the online application form, please check the frequently asked questions or send an email to jobsuantwerpen.be . If you have any questions about the job itself, please contact Prof. Sonja Hohloch ( sonja.hohlochuantwerpen.be ), deputy chairperson of the Department of Mathematics.


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