Enthusiastic and enterprising entomologist

We are looking for an enthusiastic and enterprising entomologist, capable of creating and translating science to practice for national and international agriculture and horticulture.The candidate for this position will work for two business units ...

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Droevendaalsesteeg, Wageningen, Gelderland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 - 36 uur
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

We are looking for an enthusiastic and enterprising entomologist, capable of creating and translating science to practice for national and international agriculture and horticulture.

The candidate for this position will work for two business units at Wageningen UR, namely 'Biointeractions and Plant Health (BIOINT)' and 'Applied Arable and Vegetable Research (PAV)'. In this position you will ideally connect more fundamental research from BIOINT with the more applied research from PAV. You are challenged to initiate, lead and carry out multidisciplinary projects with variable external parties (scientific, companies, government). You are able to connect with people thereby using and enlarging your network.

Functie-eisen

  • An ambitious scientist with academic background, experienced in initiating and conducting complex projects and able to maintain and extent networks in the following areas of science:
    • Entomology
    • Plant production systems (arable and vegetable crops)
    • Knowledge valorisation
  • A colleague able to translate fundamental knowledge to practice and vice versa.
  • A visionary colleague that recognizes new opportunities and transfers these in creative ideas and projects with (financial) result
  • An independent, flexible, enterprising and connecting colleague able to enthuse others with his/her positive drive.

Conditions

Wageningen Research offers good working conditions. For this job we offer a minimum salary of € 3.062,- gross up to maximum € 4.757,- gross (scale 11) per month on the basis of a full-time position (36 hours). The position is initially for one year (with possibilities for further extension). You will be working 50/50 in Wageningen and Lelystad.

Additional information

For more information regarding this position please contact Dr W.J. de Kogel (Business Unit Manager) BIOINT tel. +31 317480654 or Marleen Riemens, Teamleider PAGV Lelystad, tel +31 317480499.

Please submit your letter with CV via the website www.wageningenur.nl/career before September 27, 2017.

Bedrijfsomschrijving

Wageningen Plant Research develops knowledge for a sustainable and affordable agriculture/horticulture through integration of science and practice. We perform research for both government and private sector. The projects are interdisciplinary and agricultural practice-oriented.

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