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INSPIRE THE OUTSTANDING
KU Leuven is an institution for research and education with international appeal,
ranking among the best 50 universities worldwide.
Most Innovative University
(Reuters, 2017)
Times Higher Education World Ranking
(THE, 2017-18)
QS World University Ranking
(2017-18)
In the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme
In the ERC grants programme with over 110 projects
WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH

KU Leuven is dedicated to education and research in nearly all fields. Its fifteen faculties offer education, while research activities are organized by the departments and research groups. These faculties and departments, in turn, are clustered into three groups: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Engineering and Technology (SET), and Biomedical Sciences. Each of these groups has a doctoral school for its doctoral training programmes.

PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

We believe that the inclusion and collaboration of people with diverse backgrounds, nationalities and cultures enriches the workplace and inspires new perspectives, insights and ideas. Hence, KU Leuven seeks to create an environment where all talents are nurtured, irrespective of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or any disability.

At KU Leuven, our aim is for every employee to feel satisfied at work. That’s why we want to support you in your personal development by encouraging self-direction and empowerment. Moreover, we offer you a broad range of career prospects, flexible and tailored to your interests.

As we prioritise the wellbeing of our employees, we want to help you achieve a balance between work and other aspects of your life. We also seek to build a positive and sustainable relationship between each employee and the organisation, with particular attention to psychosocial wellbeing.

We seek to recruit, engage, challenge, foster and inspire talented and
driven individuals. Both national and international candidates, and
academics as well as other professionals.

STORIES FROM THE INSIDE

Yes, working at KU Leuven is quite unique. Why, you may ask? Because innovative insights come to you every day. Because you continuously face new challenges. Because you discover more about who you are, push your boundaries, fulfil your ambitions.


Life Imitates Art(eries)
You see innovation all around you here, even in the lab environment.


How Europe’s Most Innovative University Creates Spin-offs
When it comes to creating spin-offs, one university stands out: KU Leuven, Europe’s most innovative university for four year running.


Paving the Way for a New Kind of Digital Education
“At KU Leuven, technology is not a goal in itself, but a means to come to better learning, better assessment, and better internationalisation."

24 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on May 20
Professor in Mechanical Engineering: Reliability of Dynamically Loaded Assembled Structures
(ref. ZAP-2021-43) KU Leuven has a full-time professor vacancy in the area of Mechanical Engineering and is looking for internationally orientated candidates with an excellent interdisciplinary research record within the field of dynamics and lifetime assessment in mechanical...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jul 20
Professor Materials Engineering: Corrosion and Wear of Metallic Surfaces
(ref. ZAP-2021-41) KU Leuven has a full-time academic vacancy in the area of corrosion and wear of metallic surfaces at the Ghent technology campus. We are looking for internationally orientated candidates with an excellent interdisciplinary research record and with...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on May 31
Continuous Biosensing of Biofluids with DNA Origami-based Fiber Optic Technology
(ref. BAP-2021-320) The MeBioS division of the Biosystems Department at KU Leuven investigates the interaction between biological systems and physical processes. The focus of the fundamental research in MeBioS is on the supra disciplinary field of bionanotechnology, i.e. the...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on May 31
Postdoc: Large‐scale Simulations for Electrical Power Grids with a High Concentration of Power Electronics
(ref. BAP-2021-287) Within the Electrical Energy & Computer Architectures (Electa) division of the department of electrical engineering at KU Leuven, the research team led by prof. Jef Beerten focuses on the combined modelling and control of power electronic converters and...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jul 31
Design of Discontinuous Coatings with Enhanced De-icing Properties
(ref. BAP-2021-278) You will work at the Department of Materials Engineering of the KU Leuven (www.mtm.kuleuven.be). The Department is responsible for education, research and service to industry and society related to materials science and engineering. Both, the university KU...