Research & Education Assistant in Plant Performance Monitoring using Machine Vision

The Horticulture and Product Physiology group is looking for Research & Education Assistant in plant performance monitoring using machine vision.

The chair group of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is keen on hiring a research and education assistant. As an assistant, you will support the technical aspects and measurements of plant physiological research by

  • building and testing an imaging system to monitor plant performance
  • developing an imaging pipeline with secured data storage
  • analysing and validated measurements of plant performance in greenhouses and vertical farms.
  • assisting and organizing education and research projects.

Tasks

In this Research & Education Assistant in Plant Performance Monitoring using Machine Vision, the candidate will;

  • cooperate with other researchers, postdocs, PhD students and/or MSc students.
  • participate in the educational activities of the group, which include assisting in practicals and research projects for students.

Duration: 3 years

Salary

The position, Research & Education Assistant in Plant Performance Monitoring using Machine Vision offer:

  • a competitive gross salary of between € 3.024,- and € 4.317,-for a full-time working week of 36 hours
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially 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 compensation/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.

Job Requirements

They encourage applicants who meet the following qualifications to apply:

  • have at least a bachelor’s degree from a university of applied sciences specialized in mechatronic or optical engineering, or related study
  • Experience in using a laser is a plus for this position
  • Are a result-driven team player with creative ideas
  • Are precise and have organizational skills
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Application Process

Interested applicants are welcome to apply for the Research & Education Assistant in Plant Performance Monitoring using Machine Vision with the following documents.

  • A detailed CV
  • A letter of motivation.

To apply for the Research & Education Assistant in Plant Performance Monitoring using Machine Visionclick here.

Deadline: April 17, 2023.

For more information, visit the official site.