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Researcher Geo-ICT

Team Applied Spatial Research is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to strengthen the research and project management capacities in the team. You show …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

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

Functieomschrijving

Team Applied Spatial Research is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to strengthen the research and project management capacities in the team. You show ambition, like to start up new initiatives and get energy from working in teams and achieving results. In this position you will manage and participate in research projects with a geo-ICT component. You will work together with other researchers and software developers in our team and other teams within the WUR but also from other organisations, national and international. Supporting our broad and interdisciplinary research, you will work on a diversity of subjects in the domains nature, agriculture and the living environment.

Your tasks will cover all aspects of managing research projects, including acquisition and publishing the results. The projects have generally an applied character and intend to apply complex scientific techniques and methods to arrive at a fit for use solution.

An interest in system and concept integration is key and you will need to function as a knowledge broker bringing together experts and stakeholders from policy to practice and stimulate collaboration. In all our projects the user plays a central role in order to ensure a solution that fits. Current research projects relate to data standardisation, application development, digital twins and data quality.

Functie-eisen

  • At minimum a master, but preferably a PhD in Geo-ICT or similar;
  • Work experience as a researcher;
  • The enthusiasm to further develop your knowledge and experience in geo-ICT
    and project leadership.
  • Enjoyment of working in teams and lead project teams.
  • Experience with acquisition of new projects.
  • Experience in scientific publishing
  • Proficiency in English and preferably in Dutch
  • A team player who can also work independently and take responsibility;
  • The ability to perform in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • A creative thinker and initiator with the energy to move project teams into the right direction in a positive and constructive way.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Conditions

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional holiday hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and paid parental leave;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.
In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. We offer, depending on your experience, a competitive gross salary of between €2.790,- and €5.183,- for a full-time working week of 36 hours, in accordance with the CLA Wageningen Research (scale 10-11). We offer a contract for at least 32 hours a week, starting with a temporary contract. Extension of that contract depends on proven suitability.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a multi-faceted position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the "Best University" in the Netherlands for the 16th consecutive time.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees. Applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, known as the 30% ruling. Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.

Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about helping your partner to find a job, housing, schooling, and other issues.

Additional information

For more information about this, you can contact Dr. Wies Vullings, team leader, tel: 0317-481726, e-mail: wies.vullings@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, you can contact Edgar Tijhuis, corporate recruiter, edgar.tijhuis@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.
This vacancy will be listed up to and including August 20th 2021. The interviews will be scheduled for Tuesday September 14th in the morning and Thursday September 16th in the morning.

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. For more information please go to our inclusivity page. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment.