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Permanent scientific vacancy at University of Liège

Jan 19, 2023

Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography at University of Liège is seeking a first assistant, in the field of relativity and extragalactic astrophysics & cosmology. Deadline for application is February 1st 2023.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

The teaching tasks (in English) will include lectures as well as the supervision of practical work and tutorials related to the courses given by the Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography to students of the Master in Space Sciences, as well as to students of other branches of the Faculty of Science or Applied Sciences who attend courses of the Master in Space Sciences. These tasks represent an annual workload of about 150 hours .

Among these teaching activities, the Teaching Scientist will be entrusted with a course in General Relativity, for an audience of students enrolled in the Master in Space Sciences, the Master in Physical Sciences, and the Master in Mathematical Sciences.

The successful candidate will also participate in the teaching of extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology within the Master in Space Sciences.

The additional teaching activities will be distributed among the practical activities of the courses in the Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography.

The supervision of Master's theses in the fields of the open position is also foreseen.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

The successful candidate will play an active role in research in extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology. His/her activities will consist in conducting his/her own research, including partnership with other researchers in the STAR research unit.

SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY

The successful candidate will be involved in the promotional activities of the Master in Space Sciences, and will actively participate in the life of the Department of Astrophysics, Geophysics and Oceanography. He/she will also contribute to public and institutional outreach activities in extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED / PROFILE

Hold a Doctoral thesis in sciences
Demonstrate the ability to teach general relativity, extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology at Master level
Demonstrate the ability to teach practical work and tutorials in the Master of Space Science courses
Be proficient in English for teaching and supervising students
Demonstrate some international research experience in the field of extragalactic astrophysics and cosmology

SELECTION PROCEDURE

The selection procedure will be in accordance with the regulations applied within the University of Liège. Our institutional policy is based on diversity and equal opportunities. We select candidates on the basis of their qualities regardless of age, sexual orientation, origin, beliefs, disability or nationality.

APPLICATIONS

Applications must be made via an online form available on this page https://my.uliege.be/portail/GLU_xt/accueilTheme.do?ai_idEs=529297&tkRfh... , specifying the reference number of the post no later than 01/02/2023 at the latest (before midnight Belgian time), failing which the application will not be admissible.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

- Motivation letter

- Complete curriculum vitae (see the procedures on the website of the Faculty of Sciences at:

https://www.sciences.uliege.be/emploi-sciences)

- A copy of all publications (electronic version)

- A report (maximum 3 pages) on previous and current research activities, as well as a research project (maximum 3 pages) including the envisaged collaborations within the University of Liège

- A statement (maximum 3 pages) including a report on any previous teaching activities and a teaching project

- The names and contact details of two people who may be contacted to advise on the application

RECRUITMENT CONDITIONS

The position is allocated either for a fixed term of up to four years, which may lead to a permanent appointment after evaluation, or immediately on a permanent basis.

INFORMATION

Any information concerning the nature of the tasks can be obtained from Mr Michaël DE BECKER – tel.: +32 (0)4 366 97 17 – Michael.DeBecker(at)uliege.be

Any further information can be obtained from Ms Ninfa GRECO – tel.: +32 (0)4 366 50 41 – N.Greco(at)uliege.be

REMUNERATION

Salary scales and how they are applied are available from the human resources department of the University: Ms Ludivine DEPAS – tél.: +32 4 366 52 04 – Ludivine.Depas(at)uliege.be

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