Assistant/researcher Electronics-ICT

Expiring today

KU Leuven
Jun 25, 2020
Jul 02, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
KU Leuven Faculty of Engineering Technology organises degrees bachelor and master in Engineering Technology on six campuses across Flanders. On campus Diepenbeek, KU Leuven organises the program in collaboration with UHasselt. On campus Diepenbeek. The KU Leuven campus Diepenbeek staff is involved in research in several domains. This vacancy is situated in the research group Embedded Systems and Security at campus Diepenbeek.


  • You will work on a PhD in the domain of data security in electronic systems and networks with a focus on hardware security.
  • You support the international visibility of the research group and the faculty through active contributions in international conferences and journals.
  • Your educational tasks will consist of teaching classes and practical sessions under supervision of and in collaboration with the responsible staff member. This will take place within the (Dutch-speaking) bachelor and master program Engineering Technology on campus Diepenbeek of KU Leuven. The courses in which you will be involved are in the first years and the specialisation years of the bachelor and master program in Electronics-ICT, in the first place in the domain of digital electronics and embedded systems.
  • You will start from existing study material, develop the necessary new study material and keep it up-to-date.
  • You will closely cooperate with students, other researchers and professors.
  • You will supervise students on project work, bachelor and master thesis. You will give feedback and evaluate them.
  • You are accessible for the students.
  • You participate in personal training on both the research-related and educational aspects of your task.


  • You have a master degree in engineering technology with a focus on electronics or in engineering science with a focus on electronics.
  • You have good basic knowledge and hands-on experience in digital electronics and embedded systems.
  • Teaching and developing new educational material is your passion. A degree and/or experience in education is a plus.
  • You can work independently and pro-actively, you are well-organized, accurate and stress-resistant.
  • You are analytical, flexible, result-oriented, customer and market oriented.
  • You are an enthousiastic and enterprising team player with innovative ideas that searches for improvements, experiments with new concepts and solves problems in a creative and clear manner.
  • You want to dedicate yourself to spreading the mission and values of the faculty: you are open to other cultures and world views and you are motivated to work internationally.
  • You have communication skills and are fluent (written and spoken) in Dutch, in accordance with the language requirements that apply to higher education in Flanders.


We offer a full time contract as an assistant for the period of 2 years, can be extended.

Salary following barema 43


For more information please contact Prof. dr. ir. Nele Mentens, tel.: +32 11 75 17 62, mail: