[ES_JOBS_NET] Academic vacancy: Integrated soil and water research at the landscape scale
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Aug 27 14:55:31 MDT 2014
From: "Steven Bouillon" <steven.bouillon at ees.kuleuven.be>
Date: Aug 27, 2014 10:19 AM
> Dear all,
> The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences at KU Leuven (Belgium)
has an open tenure-track / senior academic position in the field of
integrated soil and water research at the landscape-scale. This could
obviously include stable isotope studies, hence I would appreciate it if
you could forward this to potentially interested strong candidates. More
information can be found on the link below. Deadline for applications is
September 30th. For more information, contact Erik Smolders: (
erik.smolders at ees.kuleuven.be).
> Thanks in advance
> Academic vacancy: Integrated soil and water research at the landscape
> PhD or post-doc expertise in the field of land- and/or water management
at a soil profile or landscape scale.
> Demonstrated research expertise in the development and/or use of
innovative methods to measure processes in soils at contrasting scales.
> Willingness to integrate research within the Department
> Excellent track record on managing projects and obtaining external grants
> Demonstrated research quality, i.e. a sound publication record
> International mobility and willingness to expand research in developing
countries is a bonus
> Willingness to contribute to teaching assignments
> A good command of English is required. KU Leuven provides courses in
> We are offering full-time employment in an intellectually challenging
environment. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented
university that carries out both fundamental and applied scientific
research. It is highly inter- and multidisciplinary focused and strives for
international excellence. In this regard, it actively works together with
research partners in Belgium and abroad. It provides its students with an
academic education that is based on high-quality scientific research.
> You will work in Leuven, a historic, dynamic and lively city located in
the heart of Belgium, within 20 minutes from Brussels, the capital of the
European Union, and less than two hours from Paris, London and Amsterdam.
> Depending on your record and qualifications, you will be appointed to or
tenured in one of the grades of the senior academic staff: assistant
professor, associate professor, professor or full professor. In principle,
junior researchers are appointed as assistant professor on the tenure track
for a period of 5 years; after this period and a positive evaluation, they
are permanently appointed (or tenured) as an associate professor.
> KU Leuven
> Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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