Wageningen University & Research is committed to providing its employees with excellent terms of employment, including sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance. You also have the option to accrue additional compensation or holiday hours by working up to 40 hours per week. We place a strong emphasis on vitality and offer sports facilities on campus for a small fee. Our Collective Labour Agreement
includes a fixed December bonus of 8.3% and an excellent pension scheme.
In addition to these benefits, we offer fixed-term, 7-year contracts with the potential for permanent employment as a professor based on a positive evaluation of your knowledge and experience. Your salary will depend on your position and will range from a minimum of €3,974 to a maximum of €6,181 for full-time employment.
At Wageningen University & Research, we encourage internal advancement and mobility, and offer plenty of opportunities for personal initiative in a learning environment. We also provide excellent training opportunities. You will have the chance to work in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere on the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland. Our university has been named the "Best University
" in the Netherlands for the 18th consecutive year.
If you are coming from abroad, our team of advisors will help you and your family navigate the visa application process. We also have an International Community page with practical information to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. We can assist with finding a job for your partner, housing, schooling, and more. Under the "30% rule," certain categories of international staff may be eligible for tax exemptions on approximately 30% of their gross salary.
More about our employment benefits can be found here