Tenure-track Gent, Belgium Apply
University Ghent
Coupure Links 653
9000 Gent


This position is granted the privilege of focusing primarily on research for a period of 5 years. During that period the teaching load will be limited to no more than 8 ECTS credits per semester on average over a period of 3 years. For the further development of the academic career, please see ‘Appointment information’ below.

Academic education

You lecture various course units in the discipline of data analysis and mathematical modelling.

Academic research

You conduct research in the discipline of spatio-temporal data analysis and modelling. The selected applicant will have an expertise that is complementary to ongoing research in the department and the faculty and will reinforce the department’s scientific potential and strengthen the research activities in the abovementioned field. He/she will collaborate with the other research groups in the department. He/she is also expected to realize a substantial research output of high quality, to propose subjects for master and PhD theses and to apply for research grants.

Academic services

You take part in the internal and external service provision of the department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bioinformatics. 

Application Instructions


Applications have to be sent by e-mail to

recruitmentzap@ugent.be and should be received at the latest on 21 April 2017 at 11h59 PM (CET).

The following documents should be attached:

  • the BOF professorial staff application form (which you can find here) + all annexes mentioned in the form (a.o. 5-year research plan and long term research vision)
  • copies of your doctoral degree
  • Please merge all documents into one PDF attachment and mention the reference number 20170310 spatio-temporal data analysis in the subject line of your email.
  • Pay attention: Applications sent in after the deadline will not be accepted.


For further information regarding the framing of this vacancy in the research plan of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, please contact Prof. Dr.  Bernard De Baets (bernard.debaets@UGent.be, +32 09/264 59 41), head of the Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bioinformatics (LA10).

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Ms. Ruth Van den Driessche