Postdoctoral researcher cementitious materials 3D printing

Ghent University
May 26, 2023
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→ Apply before 26/05/2023 (DD/MM/YYYY) 23:59 (Brussels Time) → Faculty of Engineering and Architecture → Department: EA14 - Bouwkundige Constructies en Bouwmaterialen → Occupancy rate:100% → Number of positions: 1 → Type of employment: Contract of limited duration → Term of assignment: 19 maanden → Wage scale: PD1 to PD4 (doctoral degree) → Required diploma: PhD


Ghent University is a world of its own. Employing more than 8,000 people, it is actively involved in education and research, management and administration, as well as technical and social service provision on a daily basis. It is one of the largest, most exciting employers in the area and offers great career opportunities. With its 11 faculties and more than 80 departments offering state-of-the-art study programmes grounded in research in a wide range of academic fields, Ghent University is a logical choice for its staff and students.


  • You will be involved in research and research related activities related to mix design of cementitious materials suitable for 3D printing.
  • You will make sure that the scope and the direction of the research project is on schedule.
  • You will coordinate and assure that the project deliverables and milestones are on time, within budget and within scope.
  • You will prepare articles based on the research outcomes.
  • You will be involved in valorization of innovative research technologies related to 3D printing of cementitious materials.

  • You hold a PhD degree.
  • You have experience with research on extrusion-based 3D printing of cementitious materials.
  • You have solid organization and multitasking skills.
  • You have leadership skills, management skills and high interest in scientific research.
  • You have an independent and well-organized working style.
  • You have excellent English language skills (verbally and written).

  • We offer you a contract of definite duration (19 months) for the period from June 2023 until January 2025.
  • Your contract will start on 16/06/2023 at the earliest.
  • Your remuneration will be determined by salary scale WM1 to WM4 (if you hold a Master's degree) or salary scale PD1 to PD4 (if you hold a doctorate). Click here for 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 holiday leave (on an annual basis for a full-time job) supplemented by annual fixed bridge days, bicycle allowance and eco vouchers. Click here for a complete overview of all the staff benefits (in Dutch).

    Apply online through the e-recruitment system before the application deadline (see above). We do not accept late applications or applications that are not submitted 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 “other documents”: a reference letter, an overview of your study results, …
  • 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. Kim Van Tittelboom ([email protected], +32(0)9/264 55 40). Important: do NOT send your application by email, but apply online.

    Do you have a question regarding the online application process? Please read our FAQ or contact helpdesk ([email protected] - tel. 09/264 98 98)

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