(Junior) Lecturer Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles

(Junior) Lecturer Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles

Published Deadline Location
22 Jul 21 Aug Wageningen

Job description

Do you want to find answers to how consumption and lifestyles contribute to the origins as well as solutions for major societal challenges relating to health and sustainability? Are you passionate about building bridges between different academic disciplines and professionals? Will you share your enthusiasm with students and contribute to their development in the field of consumption and healthy lifestyles? Then we invite you to join our team!

We seek a junior lecturer who contributes to education tasks of the Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles group. The education of the chair group is positioned in Bachelor programs Business and Consumer Studies, Master Consumer studies, the bachelor Health and Society, master Communication, Health and Lifesciences, the bachelor and master Nutrition and Health programs, and the new master Data Science for Food and Health. Your primary tasks are to support course coordinators in their courses (e.g.: course organization, communication to students about the course, supervising working groups and feedback on assignments, grading, lecturing etc) and to supervise BSc theses.

This position will be part of the Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles chair group. This is a young and ambitious chair group keen to unravel the origins of healthy and sustainable consumption and lifestyle practices. These behavioural insights are used to design, evaluate and implement strategies to enable healthy and sustainable lifestyles. These strategies include upstream environmental and downstream behavioural interventions acknowledging that individual behaviour is socially embedded and arises in specific times and places. The work of the group is characterized by an inter- and transdisciplinary approach where different academic disciplines (e.g., sociology, psychology, public health, epidemiology and geography) and professional fields (policy, practice) collaborate.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

  • You have completed your Master Degree in Health and Society, (Public health) Nutrition and Health, or Consumer studies, preferably at Wageningen University or a related behavioral science program that covers subjects related to consumption and lifestyles
  • A finished UTQ (Dutch: BKO - basic teaching certificate), or willingness to obtain this;
  • You have demonstrable experience with teaching and/or research in topics related to consumption and healthy lifestyles;
  • You have proven affinity with inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to the Wageningen Research domains (food, health and the living environment);
  • You teach or are able to, in academic settings, preferably at both Bachelor's and Master's level;
  • You have strong communicative skills, both in Dutch and English, and are friendly and approachable for students and supportive to fellow lecturers
  • A teamplayer with a collegial attitude
  • You have strong organizational skills

Conditions of employment

A challenging position as lecturer 4 (0.7-1.0fte), with a competitive salary starting from €2790,- up to €4.402,- for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 10). The position is directly available. We offer you a temporary contract for 1 year, after which the contract may be extended. We also offer:
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • use the sports facilities on campus.
Wageningen University & Research stimulates internal career opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are ample opportunities for own initiative in a learning environment.
We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University and Research
The mission of Wageningen University and Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With its roughly 30 branches, 7.200 employees and 13.200 students, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of Wageningen's unique approach. WUR has been named the best university of the Netherlands by students for the 17th time in a row.

Additional information

Do you want more information?
For more information about this function, please contact Prof. dr. Emely de Vet, chair Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles group via emely.devet@wur.nl. After 25 July you can contact the education coordinator of the chair group, Merije van Rookhuijzen via merije.vanrookhuijzen@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure you can contact Jeanine , Corporate recruiter Recruitment support via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?
This is open up to and including the 21 August, 2022. We want to plan the first job interviews between August 29 and September 2, 2022.
Please upload your application through the online system. The application should include a motivation letter, cv, and preferably education evaluations.

Equal opportunities employer
We are an employer that offers equal opportunities. We are happy to receive applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, gender, functional impairment, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We believe that a diverse and inclusive working environment makes us a more relevant, competitive and resilient organization. Click here

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Behaviour and society
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • P1023736-1

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

Do you want more information?
For more information about this function, please contact Prof. dr. Emely de Vet, chair Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles group via emely.devet@wur.nl. After 25 July you can contact the education coordinator of the chair group, Merije van Rookhuijzen via merije.vanrookhuijzen@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure you can contact Jeanine , Corporate recruiter Recruitment support via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?
This is open up to and including the 21 August, 2022. We want to plan the first job interviews between August 29 and September 2, 2022.
Please upload your application through the online system. The application should include a motivation letter, cv, and preferably education evaluations.

Equal opportunities employer
We are an employer that offers equal opportunities. We are happy to receive applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, gender, functional impairment, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We believe that a diverse and inclusive working environment makes us a more relevant, competitive and resilient organization. Click here

Application procedure

Application procedure

Do you want more information?
For more information about this function, please contact Prof. dr. Emely de Vet, chair Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles group via emely.devet@wur.nl. After 25 July you can contact the education coordinator of the chair group, Merije van Rookhuijzen via merije.vanrookhuijzen@wur.nl.

For more information about the procedure you can contact Jeanine , Corporate recruiter Recruitment support via recruitment.ssg@wur.nl.

Do you want to apply?
This is open up to and including the 21 August, 2022. We want to plan the first job interviews between August 29 and September 2, 2022.
Please upload your application through the online system. The application should include a motivation letter, cv, and preferably education evaluations.

Equal opportunities employer
We are an employer that offers equal opportunities. We are happy to receive applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of race, gender, functional impairment, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We believe that a diverse and inclusive working environment makes us a more relevant, competitive and resilient organization. Click here

Make sure to apply no later than 21 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).