WUR offers excellent terms of employment
. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
- sabbatical leave, study leave, and 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 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.
In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, we offer a full time position as Assistant Professor. Evaluation on job performance is every three years, and a positive outcome will continue in a permanent position after 6 years. Salary depends on knowledge and experience and will range from a minimum of € 3.807,- to a maximum of € 5.211,- (assistant professor position), based on full time employment.
We offer you a career trajectory called Tenure Track. From the position of Assistant Professor we can provide a great environment for you to grow, excel and work within the department to make a difference in our field and develop towards a Professor holding a Personal Chair; including the chance to build up your own research line and research group. Training and coaching are provided an as well as opportunities to work part-time.
You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the "Best University
" in the Netherlands for the 16th consecutive time.Coming from abroad
WUR is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees. Applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief
, known as the 30% ruling. Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.
Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page
contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about helping your partner to find a job, housing, schooling, and other issues.