Co-supervise a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course

Cluster

Career Management (through application for recognition)

Target group

Members of the Doctoral Schools

Topic

We are looking for 11 PhD students from different faculties to supervise an interdisciplinary education module in the second semester, namely Interdisciplinary Study of the Climate Neutral City mission. The module is blended, mainly online and with an on campus immersion week.

Are you a PhD student with:

  • Interest in supervising and coaching a diverse group of students
  • Interest in working in an international context
  • Sufficient communication skills in English
  • Interest in societal challenges
  • A flexible attitude
  • Capable of dealing with uncertainty
  • Eager to learn
  • The ability to invest time in interdisciplinary teaching (with permission of your supervisor)

Then we are looking for you!

What can we offer you?

A hands-on training that covers various competences that will be useful in your later career, including coaching skills, working with real-life challenges through the challenge-based education method, guiding interdisciplinary and international groups, and recognising group dynamics. There are intervision moments in which you assess and continue your professional development. You will expand your network through cooperation with 8 other universities in an international context. 

Upon completion, you will receive a certificate that you can use to update your CV on teaching and learning skills in higher education.

What do we expect from you?

  1. Your training:
  • Preparation via online learning path (estimated time: 2 hours)
  • Presence and active input at the on-campus training (16 and 17 November, full day in Ghent)
  • Presence and active contribution at the intervision moments (online)
  1. During the module itself:
  • Supervising one or more (international) groups of students between February and the end of April 2022
  • Presence at the online kick-off of the module (in the week of 14 February)
  • One hour online availability to get acquainted with their group and to provide a reflection tool (in the week of 21 February)
  • One hour online availability in week 4: Q&A with students
  • One hour online availability in week 7 to meet with the group and prepare immersion week
  • Availability during the full immersion week (week of 4 April)

Are you interested?

Send an email to annelies.huysentruyt@ugent.be before 27 October 2021.