This position is full-time fixed term for 36 months. However, the candidate at WUR will be funded for a further 12 months to comply with requirements for doctoral degrees in The Netherlands.
The selected candidate will be appointed under a 48-month full-time employment contract in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreements for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU)
(scale P). We offer a temporary contract for 18 months which will be extended for the duration of the project subject to supervisor’s and promotors evaluation of performance.
Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment
. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
- study leave and partially 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 compensation / 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, you will receive a fully funded PhD position and you will be offered a course program tailored to your needs and the research team.
The gross salary for the first year is € 2.443,- per month rising to € 3.122,- in the fourth year. This is based on a full-time working week of 38 hours. In addition, the DC receives a total mobility allowance of €7.200, and, if eligible, a family allowance of €7.920. The remuneration will be compliant with the rules of the MSCA-DN, as by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Work Programme 2021-22, ‘European Union Contribution and Applicable Rates’. These gross amounts include all compulsory deductions under national applicable legislation.
There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a unique position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.
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 18th consecutive time.Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research 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.
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. For instance under the "30% rule", certain categories of international staff can receive tax exemption on approximately 30% of their gross salary.