14/10/2021

Assistant / Associate Professor, Immunology (Tenure Track)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Wageningen University & Research
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Physics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/11/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Netherlands › Wageningen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38.0

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Are you an innovative thinker and experienced researcher with an academic attitude and broad interdisciplinary interest? Do you have a PhD in immunology, immuno-chemistry or related field? And do you have a strong research line to complement our Group of Cell Biology and Immunology Wageningen University & Research? Then we have an interesting Tenure Track position for you!

We require you to have a deep background in immunology, in addition to proven expertise in either immunomodulation (particularly at a single cell level), or in nanotechnology or biotechnology (e.g. drug delivery). However, we are open to other fields provided you can demonstrate how your research aligns with the Cell Biology and Immunology Group.

We generate fundamental knowledge on the immune system of vertebrates and apply this knowledge to the development of dietary-based immunomodulation, immunotherapies and vaccination strategies in order to improve health of animals and humans.

As assistant/associate professor Immunology you will dedicate approximately 40% of your time to teaching and 60% to (commissioned) research. You will be contributing to the scientific mission of the CBI group. Specific courses to be taught.

In this challenging career trajectory:

  • you acquire, lead and implement innovative and creative (inter-) national research projects at the CBI;
  • you collaborate with colleagues and supervise PhD students, BSc and MSc theses and you develop and teach courses;
  • you contribute to the further development of the CBI

Tenure Track is a career path for hardworking scientists who pursue to excel in education and research. We seek to attract scientific talent and to stimulate and support their development.

More Information

Benefits

CAO WU
Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and paid parental leave;
  • 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;
  • 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 8.3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. Depending on your experience, we offer a competitive salary of between €3.807,- and €5.211,- for a full-time working week of 38 hours, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU) (scale 11). Additionally, a contract for 0.8 FTE can be discussed.

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.

Selection process

For more information about this function, please contact Prof. Mangala Srinivas, chair holder CBI, by e-mail; mangala.srinivas@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure, please contact recruitment.asg@wur.nl.

General information about the chair group CBI can be found on Cell Biology and Immunology Group - WUR.

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.
Please send a

  1. Letter of intent (indicate which position you are applying for and at the Assistant or Associate level)
  2. Brief outline of your research vision for this position showing how your research complements and strengthens the current work of the CBI (2 pages max)
  3. Full CV

This vacancy will be listed up to and including November 2th 2021.
We hope to schedule the first job interviews soon after closing date.

There will be two rounds of interviews with different groups, and a visit, if possible. A presentation for the Tenure Track committee is part of the procedure. We would like the start the position as soon as possible.

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.

Additional comments

For more information about this function, please contact Prof. Mangala Srinivas, chair holder CBI, by e-mail; mangala.srinivas@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure, please contact recruitment.asg@wur.nl.

General information about the chair group CBI can be found on Cell Biology and Immunology Group - WUR.

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.
Please send a

  1. Letter of intent (indicate which position you are applying for and at the Assistant or Associate level)
  2. Brief outline of your research vision for this position showing how your research complements and strengthens the current work of the CBI (2 pages max)
  3. Full CV

This vacancy will be listed up to and including November 2th 2021.
We hope to schedule the first job interviews soon after closing date.

There will be two rounds of interviews with different groups, and a visit, if possible. A presentation for the Tenure Track committee is part of the procedure. We would like the start the position as soon as possible.

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.

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Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

  • Completed PhD in Immunology, immuno-chemistry or related field;
  • Independent research experience, such as one or more postdocs;
  • Strong publication record (preprints acceptable);
  • Evidence of grant acquisition;
  • Experience with teaching;
  • Innovative research vision that aligns with and complements the work at the CBI;
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral, inter-personal);
  • Strong team player, with growing leadership skills;
  • Driven to improve science for future generations, through teaching and contributing to Open Science and similar initiatives;
  • excellent English language proficiency (a mininum of CEFR C2 level). For more information about this proficiency level, please visit our special language page.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Wageningen University & Research
Netherlands
Wageningen
6708 PB
Droevendaalsesteeg

EURAXESS offer ID: 697009
Posting organisation offer ID: 305316

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