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  • Engage in scientific research in the domain of European and international politics;
  • Teaching in the domain of European and international politics;
  • Supervision of bachelor and master theses;
  • Collaborate on ongoing scientific research with the departmental research staff;
  • Publish in international top journals, through valorizing the own research expertise and/or the PhD thesis;
  • Be actively involved in acquiring new projects and following-up existing research projects, building on the expertise available in the department.


  • Holding a PhD in Political Science
  • Research in the field of European and international politics: relevant scientific publications in national and international refereed journals and active participation in national and international scientific conferences;
  • Excellent knowledge of English;
  • Available for evening classes. The candidate is expected to endorse the educational vision of the university (full text available on the university website).
  • Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply
  • Members of academic faculty with teaching duties are required to prove their command of the teaching language. E.g.: for teaching in English the candidate provides evidence of proficiency in English at C1 level by submitting a language certificate (or a waiver).


  • Planned starting date: 01/02/2016
  • Length of contract: 1 year (renewable)
  • Deadline for application: 06/12/2015

Contact Prof. Dr. Bruno Coppieters on +32 (0) 2 614 81 17 or [email protected]–assisterend-academisch-personeel–doctor-assistant–100–internationale-en-europese-politiek/