You are a fish physiologist with a strong interest in gill functioning and curious about the interaction between nutrition and health. You approach your research questions at cellular and organismal level but use the newest molecular, microbial and (immuno) histological read-outs when relevant. You have an open eye for the needs of the industry. You have a PhD in Biology, Animal Sciences, Veterinary Sciences or alike and preferably have some years of post-doctoral experience. You are proactive, eager to learn and like to work independent as part of the team. You enjoy research as well as teaching. You communicate well, written and orally, in English.
• We offer you a challenging and meaningful career trajectory called Tenure Track within the AFI Group.
• Depending on your experience and track record, you can enter at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.
• Of course, you will receive training and mentorship and interdisciplinary (international) cooperation is stimulated.
• As we will only be selecting excellent the best talent to take part in Tenure Track, this will be a good stepping stone to a further career within Wageningen University & Research or elsewhere.
• We offer a temporary contract with the possibility of extension and finally a permanent position.
• The salary will depend on expertise and experience. Gross salary for Assistant Professors is from €3,637 to €5,656 per month and for Associate Professors from €5,039 to €6,738 per month based on full time employment.
• In addition, we offer an attractive benefits package.
For more information about this position, please contact prof.dr.ir. GF Wiegertjes (chair AFI Group), telephone number +31 317 482732, geert.wiegertjes_arroba_wur.nl.
For more information about the selection procedure, please contact Mrs. M. Horstman (HRM advisor), micheline.horstman_arroba_wur.nl.
General information about AFI can be found here
Deadline: this vacancy is open until 5 August 2019. The first job interviews will take place in week 33 (12 until 16 August 2019)