Research Professorships in BOFZAP 2020

KU Leuven




KU Leuven announces 1 full-time BOFZAP position. These positions are primarily research-oriented and are made available for excellent researchers with a high-quality research program (research professor, also called BOFZAP). The duties will mainly include scientific research of a high international level in the field.

For this call the following research profiles are defined:

  • Research Professor in 'City Science' (BOFZAP)

The BOFZAP positions are primarily research-oriented, but the applicants must be prepared to undertake limited teaching assignments according to the BOF-decree. Qualified applicants are expected to have a high international level in the scientific field (Senior BOFZAP) or a high potential is estimated (Junior BOFZAP). The high quality of the applicants should be evidenced by publications in international peer-reviewed journals. Furthermore, they are also expected to have good training and teaching skills in order to take on teaching assignments at the university. Interested applicants must hold at the time of appointment at least three years of postdoctoral experience, from the date the PhD was obtained. Selected candidates will be appointed in an academic staff position, with a rank depending on the candidate's qualifications. In the decision making process, the global research- and education policy of the university will be taken into account.


For more information please contact Mrs. Kristin Vermeylen, tel.: +32 16 32 09 07, mail: or Mrs. Christelle Maeyaert, tel.: +32 16 32 41 94, mail:

More detailed information is available on following website

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