Assistant Professor in Plant Functional Phenomics (Tenure Track)

The Department of Biology, research groups of Plant-Environment Signaling and Plant Stress Resilience, Utrecht University looking for an enthusiastic, communicative, and highly motivated Tenure Track Assistant Professor with experience in big data approach in plant science.

As a Tenure Track researcher, the candidate will be the linking pin between, and member of, two research groups; Plant-Environment Signaling (headed by Ronald Pierik) and Plant Stress Resilience (headed by Rashmi Sasidharan). He/she will actively do research, teaching, and supervision, which is further enabled by the opportunity for him/her to hire a university-funded PhD candidate. He/she has proven excellence in research and teaching and his/her expertise would support and embed into existing research programs in the two groups, and facilitate new collaborative programs.

Duration: 5 years

Salary

The Assistant Professor position in Plant Functional Phenomics covers:

  • A full-time gross salary-depending on previous qualifications and experience-ranging between €3,974 and €5,439 per month
  • 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • A pension scheme,
  • Partially paid parental leave and flexible employment conditions.

Job Requirements

They seek a driven, creative, and collaborative candidate with the following qualifications:

  • a PhD in Plant Biology;
  • experience with bioinformatics and phenotyping;
  • experience, talent, and interest in academic teaching and outreach;
  • a broad network in plant biology and experience and success in acquiring external funding;
  • experience in publishing impactful science;
  • excellent English proficiency (speaking and writing) and willingness to learn Dutch.

Application Process

Qualified applicants for the Assistant Professor position in Plant Functional Phenomics are requested to send;

  • curriculum vitae, including a publication list;
  • letter of motivation;
  • a research statement (max 2 pages);
  • a teaching statement (max 2 page);
  • the names and email addresses of three references;
  • a copy of PhD certificate.
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Application Deadline: September 12, 2022.

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