The department works on welfare and health of cattle, swine, poultry and fish, and on smart livestock farming with sensor technology and big data analyses.
• Research, primarily in the area of animal welfare and animal health: resilience and one health, animal physiology understanding of the biology underlying complex phenotype welfare and health
• Contribute to the development of research proposals, papers and project plans
• Collaboration with: several researchers within the department private partners (industry) and end-users researchers within Wageningen University & Research and from (inter)national knowledge institutes
A result-oriented and enthusiastic early-career researcher at MSc or PhD level. To work within our interdisciplinary team, where different animal welfare related projects are running.
Key features are:
• Expertise in animal behaviour, health and animal physiology
• A good multidisciplinary understanding of livestock and biology of welfare, health and resilience
• Ability to initiate and execute science-based applied research
• Interest and skills in quantitative data analysis
• Proactive attitude and good communication skills
• Fluent in English and Dutch language
• Key competences: pro-active, collaborative, flexible, client and result oriented
• Depending on the exact job specifications, the appointment is for 36 hours per week
• Depending on experience, the salary is maximum € 4.330,- gross per month (scale 10), CAO Stichting Wageningen Research) on full-time basis (36 hours)
More information: feel free to contact Annemarie Rebel, Head of Department Animal Health and Welfare , tel. +31 (0)320 238108, annemarie.rebel_arroba_wur.nl