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Tenure Track position: Molecular Physiologist

We have a position as an assistant or associate professor for a molecular physiologist in mammalian mitochondrial metabolism.This position aims to …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Droevendaalsesteeg, Wageningen, Gelderland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 38 uur
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

We have a position as an assistant or associate professor for a molecular physiologist in mammalian mitochondrial metabolism.

This position aims to mechanistically understand how dysregulation of mitochondrial metabolic pathways impacts on health and how this can be improved by specific nutrients. Candidates may focus/outshine on diet or age-related mitochondrial dysfunction, on a dedicated mitochondrial metabolic pathway, or on mitochondria from the perspective of a specific class of nutrients.

Functie-eisen

You have a PhD in molecular physiology or equivalent and proven experience in mechanistic studies in rodents. You have a specific interest understanding the metabolic function of mitochondria. You like to develop you own scientific profile in a collaborative working environment. You can demonstrate scientific excellence, have proven acquisition skills and teach well. You are able to communicate well, written and orally, in Dutch and English. For more information about Tenure Track within Wageningen University & Research please see: https://www.wur.nl/en/Jobs/Why-choose-Wageningen-University-Research/Your-development-in-focus/Tenure-Track.htm

Conditions

Wageningen University & Research offers Tenure Track as a career trajectory for talented scientists who pursue to excel in education and research. We aspire to attract scientific talent and to stimulate and support their development. We offer a temporary 3 year contract for 38 hours per week (fulltime), which can lead to a permanent employment contract. The monthly salary depends on your work experience and expertise (€ 4,406 to € 5,294 based on a fulltime job). The career path consists of a number of successive career steps, from Assistant Professor, to Associate Professor to Personal Professor. Excellent performance and seniority can be rewarded with an appointment as Associate Professor.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact the chair of Human and Animal Physiology; prof.dr.ir. J. Keijer, email: jaap.keijer@wur.nl, tel. +31 317 484748.
Application deadline is 11th of March 2019.