Ghent University Global Campus

Mobile number
+82 32-626-4114
Phone number
+82 32-626-4114
About Us
Ghent University Global Campus (GUGC) is an integrated campus of Ghent University, Belgium, and the first European university to be part of the Incheon Global Campus (IGC) in Incheon, South Korea. Ghent University Global Campus currently offers Bachelor of Science programs in Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology. Ghent University is one of the top 100 universities in the world (ARWU ranking), and in the top 100 for the subjects Biological Sciences and Environmental Sciences (QS ranking). Ghent University Global Campus is an equal opportunities employer.
Road Address
119, Songdomunhwa-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon
Detail Address
Yeonsu-gu, Songdo 1(il)-dong Incheon, South Korea

Job details

Job Category
Education, Academic, Teacher
Working Days
Working Hours
2.3M Won
2 available slot
Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea, has a vacancy for a Research & Teaching Assistant, PhD Candidate in the Center of Environmental and Energy Research (CEER) at Ghent University Global Campus, starting from 1 Aug 2022 (open to negotiation). The request(s) and standard(s) for the PhD in GUGC is equivalent to Ghent University home campus. It concerns a 1-year full-time position for a renewable period of maximum of 4 years.
Requirements and qualifications
- Hold, or expect to hold, by 30 April 2022 (negotiable), an Master degree in one of the following disciplines: Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. - Have solid and relevant lab experimental experiences in the aforementioned research area; have publication(s) in environmental science and technologies is a plus. - Have an excellent command of English (e.g. a minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT test or 6.5 IELTS test), and good academic writing and presentation skills. - At least 3 years working experience for obtaining an entry visa to South Korea (not required for Master student with Korean nationals or the candidate obtained Master in South Korea) - Team spirit and inquisitive, self-motive attitude as well as independent learning/research ability are essential; can take leadership among team members.
Duties and responsibilities
- To conduct research in the area of Environmental Organic Chemistry or Membrane research, for examples i) Electrochemical sysnthesis (CO2 conversion), ii) Conversting algae/biomass to valuable chemicals, iii) Micropollutants removal and iv) desalination and/or potable water reuse. - The detailed PhD training plan will be explored upon the background and interests of the individual candidate; To finalize the doctoral thesis within the given period with good publications; - To assist his/her supervisors with tasks in ongoing and future R&D projects; - Assist her/his supervisor(s) in teaching undergraduate courses (Organic chemistry and/or Green Chemistry) and training bachelor student internship and Master students at Ghent University Global Campus, South Korea. The workload of teaching will be about 30%.
Benefits(free meals, dormitory, transporation, etc)