Theoretical Ecologist

Theoretical Ecologist

Published Deadline Location
25 Mar 25 Apr Wageningen

Job description

The research in our institute focuses on understanding spatiotemporal dynamics of individuals, populations and ecosystems in the face of human activities and changing environmental conditions, in marine and freshwater systems. We work on a variety of species, ranging from benthos to fish, marine mammals, birds as well as human behaviour, i.e. fishers. To do so, we use mathematical models and computer simulations. The successful candidate will contribute to a wide variety of model-based research projects. They will also report or present research results to clients, at conferences, and publish (or contribute to publications) in the scientific literature.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

We seek a university-educated ecologist with experience in dynamical modelling, or a quantitative scientist (mathematics/physics/computational science) with a clear interest in and affinity with (marine) ecology. We expect experience with programming and (at least) a general understanding of statistics/data science. Writing skills are important. You should enjoy working on multiple projects simultaneously and as part of a team, be critical but realistic and be able to deliver under time pressure. Proficiency in spoken and written English at a high level is required. You are involved with stakeholders, you are result oriented and show initiative.

Conditions of employment

We offer an interesting and challenging job in a stimulating environment, with strong support for developing your own initiatives and ambitions. The function level will be Researcher 4, with a maximum salary of € 4438,-- per month based on a 36 hour work week. We offer a temporary contract for a year with possible extension. You will be based in our IJmuiden office. You will be appointed at a Payroll company with initially a one-year contract. An assessment can be a part of the selection procedure.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen Marine Research is a leading, independent research institute that focuses on strategic and applied marine ecological research. The institute was established in 2006. Products and services are executed on a project basis (more than 400 research projects) and are diverse in nature: field research, experiments on a realistic scale, exploratory studies on lab scale, data management and modelling. The institute has modern research facilities and is ISO 9001 certified. Wageningen Marine Research is an organisational part of Wageningen University and Research.

Additional information

For more information on the job description, contact Dr. Tobias van Kooten, tel. +31 (0) 6 12 88 77 37, e-mail tobias.vankooten@wur.nl. The deadline for applications is 26 April. The interviews will be held on Monday 11 May.

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation
  • Natural sciences
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • 609617

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Location

Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

For more information on the job description, contact Dr. Tobias van Kooten, tel. +31 (0) 6 12 88 77 37, e-mail tobias.vankooten@wur.nl. The deadline for applications is 26 April. The interviews will be held on Monday 11 May.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

For more information on the job description, contact Dr. Tobias van Kooten, tel. +31 (0) 6 12 88 77 37, e-mail tobias.vankooten@wur.nl. The deadline for applications is 26 April. The interviews will be held on Monday 11 May.

Make sure to apply no later than 25 Apr 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).