Open position at Ghent University: Professor in Geomorphology

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About Ghent University

Ghent University is one of the most important education and research institutions in the Low Countries. On a daily basis, over 9,000 staff members and 41,000 students implement its motto "Dare to Think". Ghent University's mission statement is characterised by qualitative education, internationally renowned research and a pluralistic social responsibility.


The candidate will develop research in the field of geomorphology, with an emphasis on the integration of geomatics techniques for the acquisition and analysis of data. This research is carried out within the research unit Physical Geography at Ghent University.

Academic education

You will teach various courses in the field of geomorphology and related subjects. The assignment is mainly situated within the Geography & Geomatics educational programme.

Academic Research

You will build research in the field of geomorphology and the use of geomatics techniques within geomorphology.

Academic services

You contribute to the internal and external services of the Department of Geography, in particular development cooperation and science popularisation.

More information

For more information about this vacancy, please check this link or contact prof. Frank Witlox (frank.witlox at, +32 (0)9/264 46 95) of UGent’s Faculty of Science, Department of Geography.