Ghent University

Assistant department of Marketing, Innovation and Organisation (27379)

2024-08-06 (Europe/Brussels)
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Ghent University is one of the top 100 universities in the Dutch language area, with more than 44,000 students and 15,000 staff members.

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    →   Apply until 06/08/2024 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels time)
    →   Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
    →   Department EB23 - Department of Marketing, Innovation and Organisation
    →   AAP temporary appointment - 100%
    →   Number of openings: 1
    →   Reference number: 202406/EB23/AS/010


Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing 15.000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, and technical and social services on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With each of its 11 faculties and more than 100 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes that are grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its employees as well as its students.


  • You spend at least 50% of your assignment on scientific research in the context of the preparation of a doctoral thesis within the field of Organizational Behavior (decision-making and information sharing in management teams).
  • You conduct high-quality scientific research and write a doctoral dissertation within a period of four to a maximum of six years consisting of scientific articles that (can) be published in scientific journals. You conduct this research in collaboration with the research team.
  • You present your research results both internally (e.g., research seminars) and externally (e.g., scientific conferences, both at home and abroad).
  • You provide educational support for courses within the field of “Management and Organization”.
  • You contribute to the internal and external services of the department Marketing, Innovation and Organization.
  • You work in a stimulating, dynamic and open research environment where “Dare to think” is key. Your (co)supervisors have strong academic achievements, both in the field of education, publications and successful PhDs. You work together with other PhD students, which means there are many social interactions and learning opportunities.


  • You hold a degree of Master in, preferably, but not limited to, the domains of Economics or Applied Economic Sciences, Business Economics, Business Engineering, Public Administration and Management, Psychological Sciences, Communication Sciences, Sociology or an equivalent degree. The degree requirements need to be fulfilled at the start of your appointment.
  • For diplomas awarded outside the European Union, a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted
  • A high degree is recommended.
  • You are interested in scientific research and have the intention to pursue a PhD in the field of Organizational Behavior.
  • You are familiar with (quantitative) research methodology, have good analytical skills and have experience with data analysis.
  • You are intrinsically motivated to carry out your assignments, have a critical attitude, have a (great) eye for detail, can work independently and carefully, are open to feedback and are eager to learn.
  • You are willing to take up the extensive training and development opportunities, which will allow you to expand your methodological and statistical knowledge required for a PhD, as well as to acquire transferable skills relevant for your further career (e.g. communication, project management).
  • You have good didactic and communication skills, both oral and written, and are willing to further sharpen these skills in the context of your teaching assignment.
  • You can teach course units in Dutch.
  • You have a good knowledge of English, both oral and written.


  • We offer you a two-year appointment, which may be renewed twice for two years, on condition that the previous term was given a positive evaluation. Attention: If you have been previously appointed as a junior assistant or doctoral fellow at a university within the Flemish Community, this appointment will be deducted from the maximum term of appointment, which is six years at the most according to the Codex of Higher Education
  • Your appointment will start on 16 September 2024 at the earliest
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale AAP3. More information about our salary scales
  • All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits, such as a wide range of training and education opportunities, 36 days of paid leave, bicycle commuting reimbursement, ecocheques, etc. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits


Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not sent through the online system.

Your application must include the following documents:

  • In the field ‘Cv’: your cv and an overview of your study results (merged into one pdf file)
  • In the field ‘Cover letter’: your application letter in pdf format
  • In the field ‘Diploma’: a transcript of the required degree (if already in your possession)
  • If you have a foreign diploma in a language other than our national languages (Dutch, French or German) or English, please add a translation in one of the mentioned languages
  • In the field ‘Certificate of equivalence’: only for diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted (if already in your possession, if not, you need to be able to provide proof that you have applied for a certificate of equivalence at the start of your appointment). The certificate can be requested via For diplomas awarded in the UK before January 31st of 2020, a certificate of equivalence is not required

Note that the maximum file size for each field is 10 MB.

As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position.


For more information about this vacancy, please contact Prof. Sebastian Desmidt (

Do you have a question regarding the online application process? Please read the FAQ or contact us via or +32 9 264 34 36

Dettagli del lavoro

Assistant department of Marketing, Innovation and Organisation (27379)
Datore di lavoro
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33 Gand, Belgio
Scadenza candidatura
2024-08-06 23:59 (Europe/Brussels)
2024-08-06 23:59 (CET)
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