Applications are welcome for Research Positions: Scientist Honey Bee Biology and Health at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands.
Honey bee biology and health are key issues in ensuring a sustainable beekeeping sector and pollination of crops underpinning food security and ecosystem functioning.
The candidate will:
- have knowledge of honey bee biology and health and other honey bee related topics
- perform and supervise research in a team setting, both in the field and laboratory environment. This includes practical handling and research activities with honeybee colonies;
- publish and communicate about the research scientifically as well as for beekeepers, agriculturists, industry, government and laymen;
- keep up with all relevant scientific and societal literature that helps to perform and reach out our research;
- translate results of scientific research into practical recommendations for stakeholders, including some extension to beekeepers;
- Initiate new research and write proposals to acquire funding from government, funding bodies, industry and charity foundations;
- guide master students and trainees involved in the research;
- build and maintain a relevant national and international network.
Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment such as;
- a competitive gross salary between € 2.836 and € 5.989 for a full-time depending on experience;
- sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
- a fixed December bonus of 8.3%;
- working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
- excellent pension scheme.
The Research Position: Scientist Honey Bee Biology and Health seeks applicants with
- Ambitious scientist holding a master’s degree or a PhD degree in Biology/agricultural sciences.
- Have knowledge of and (practical) experience with honey bee research.
- Speak Dutch or are willing to learn Dutch.
Competences to be a supportive team player.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Interest to acquire research contracts.
- Project management skills.
- Excellent talents for writing and presenting.
- Good networking competences.
- Have proven experience with or interest in:
- Evolution, Ecology and Genetics
- Pollinator Ecology
- a curriculum vitae
- a cover letter
- Academic transcripts
To apply for the Research Position: Scientist Honey Bee Biology and Health, click here.
Application Deadline: February 16, 2022.
For more information, visit the official site.