Two Members Young Wadden Academy

Two Members Young Wadden Academy

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6 Nov 1 Jan Leeuwarden

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Young Wadden Academy seeks two new members.

The Wadden Academy founded the Young Wadden Academy (YWA) in 2016 to encourage young researchers to focus their energies on the Wadden Region ( The YWA is currently made up of five young researchers who have outstanding track records in science and are interested in research in general and in the Wadden Region in particular. One of the YWA’s main concerns is to encourage multidisciplinary research on the Wadden Region using system analysis.


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    The YWA is seeking two new members, if possible with expertise in one of the following disciplines:

    • Communication and media
    • Economics
    • Governance
    • Law.

    Candidates in other disciplines who believe that they can make a valuable contribution to the YWA are naturally also welcome to apply. The YWA would especially like to invite young researchers from Denmark and Germany and female researchers to apply for membership.

    Candidates must satisfy the following formal requirements for appointment as a member of the YWA:

    1. At the time of appointment, the candidate must not be more than 35 years of age.
    2. When membership commences, the candidate must have received a PhD in a Wadden-related subject less than ten years previously.
    3. The candidate must currently be employed at a research institution in Denmark, Germany or the Netherlands.
    4. The candidate’s institution must consent to his/her becoming a member of the Young Wadden Academy.

    Conditions of employment

    Appointment is for a period of five years.


    • Research, development, innovation
    • Economics; Law; Behaviour and society
    • Doctorate
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