Research and Teaching Assistant at GhEnToxLab, Ghent University, Belgium

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Ghent University, Belgium

Research and Teaching Assistant: Join Ghent University’s GhEnToxLab team as a Research and Teaching Assistant to explore ecological risk assessment of chemical cocktails in the water cycle, leading to a PhD diploma. This position offers a unique blend of research and educational responsibilities under the guidance of Prof. De Schamphelaere.

Scholarship Opportunity: Research and Teaching Assistant at GhEnToxLab

Designation: Research and Teaching Assistant

Research Area: Ecological risk assessment of realistic chemical cocktails in the water cycle

Location: Ghent University, Belgium


  • Master of Science degree (must be obtained by the appointment start date)
  • Strong background in ecotoxicology, ecological risk assessment, or environmental chemistry
  • Interest in academic and/or project-based research and services
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills

Job Description: The Research and Teaching Assistant position involves:

  • Conducting research for your doctoral dissertation on ecotoxicity and ecological risk assessment of chemical mixtures in the water cycle.
  • Assisting in teaching courses such as Environmental Risk Assessment, Emerging Topics in Environmental Risk Assessment, and Metals and Metalloids in the Environment and Technology.
  • Supporting departmental services and guiding students with their projects and dissertations.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply online through the university’s e-recruitment system before the application deadline of 23/07/2024. Ensure your application includes:

  • CV and study results merged into one PDF file
  • Application letter in PDF format
  • Transcript of your Master’s degree
  • If applicable, translations or certificates of equivalence for foreign diplomas

For more details, visit the research group’s webpage or contact Prof. Karel De Schamphelaere (

Last Date for Apply: 23/07/2024

This scholarship opportunity at Ghent University offers a stimulating environment for aspiring researchers interested in advancing ecological risk assessment knowledge. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey towards a PhD while contributing to innovative research and education in environmental sciences.



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