Lecturer in Systems Networking and Security

Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen



Appointment Characteristics

You will be recruited for a limited duration from 01/09/2019 to 31/08/2020.

There is a possibility that an educational activity can be organized during the evening and / or on Saturday. Extension / appointment is possible.

The maximum granted seniority from the private sector and / or as a self-employed person is 10 years for this position. This useful professional experience can be granted if you provide the necessary supporting documents and after examining the complete file. To the extent applicable, seniority may be increased by seniority from the public sector.

Job Description

You are part of the team of the Bachelor's degree in Applied Informatics. This training offers four options: Software Engineer, Computer & Cyber Crime Professional, IT & Blockchain Consultant and AI Business Professional. There are also distance trajectories Computer & Cyber Crime Professional and Blockchain Developer & Architect and two postgraduates Data Protection Officer and Applied Artificial Intelligence.

Your main tasks are to provide passionate interactive education in the field of systems, networks and security. Courses that are part of the assignment are Windows and Linux Security, Network and CCNA Security, Data Center Security, System and Network Security. You can also be used for more general IT courses such as Windows, Linux and Computer Networks.

Also supervising and evaluating projects in the domain of Computer & Cyber Crime Professional, internship supervision and bachelor's theses are part of the assignment.

As a domain expert you lend your cooperation in starting up and running research projects and social services. You take on team-related tasks if necessary.


Required diploma and knowledge:

  • Masters or Bachelor of Informatics or related education
  • C1 English certificate or willing to achieve this

If you have a foreign diploma, with the exception of the Netherlands, an equivalence certificate from NARIC (www.naric.be) must be added.

Howest competence profile:

  • You take on your professional role in a committed manner.
  • You are open minded.
  • You are a team player.
  • You respond adequately and agile to change and innovation.
  • You are convinced of the importance of social commitment.
  • You are a broad networker and you bring your professional network within Howest.
  • You help build the international dimension of Howest.
  • You have an attitude of lifelong learning.

Job-specific competence profile:

  • Having good didactic skills and having affinity with detecting difficult material and being able to present it in an accessible way
  • To have knowledge about Windows and Linux systems, networks and security.
  • Motivate, coach and guide students with assignments, projects, internships and bachelor's theses.
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Commercial and customer-oriented attitude, announcement of the course, are processes and relatives.
  • Interest in applied research.
  • Have an extensive network.


Work field experience and / or experience in higher education is an added value.


Howest, Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, is an atypical, creative, innovative and entrepreneurial college. We try to put our core values, Serve Empower Care, into practice every day. We take care of our students and train them to be immediately employable professionals.

Howest is an open and pluralistic college, with respect for diversity. As an agile and decisive organization, Howest offers its employees maximum opportunities to develop. Howest offers a team-oriented work environment.

More Info

For content information you can contact: 
Corneel Theben Tervile - program 
coordinator Applied Informatics corneel.theben.tervile@howest.be

For information about the appointment characteristics you can contact: 
Luc Verhalle - director of personnel and HR 

Application Procedure

Applications are only sent electronically via https://ses.howest.be and this at the latest on 18/08/2019. You register with a login and password. We also ask you to upload your CV, motivation letter and diploma in the system. Once registered, you must also effectively apply for this vacancy.

Candidates are screened based on the CV and motivation letter. Those who qualify further are invited for a selection interview.

The selection interview takes place on Wednesday 21/08/2019, from 4 pm.

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com