Fixed-term contract: 3.5 years.
What do we offer?
You will be joining a highly collaborative neuroscience research environment and benefit from state-of-the-art infrastructure. The Levelt lab uncovered important mechanisms through which cortical and thalamic inhibition regulates plasticity in the visual system, using cutting-edge techniques including chronic in vivo two-photon-microscopy, optogenetics and multisite recordings.
It concerns a position for 1.0 fte (38 h/week) for one year. In case of proper functioning the employment contract will be extended for 2.5 years. You will have opportunities for further development of knowledge and technical skills, through courses at the Academy and participating at (inter)national conferences. You will have extensive opportunities for training and opportunities for personal development. Terms of employment
Depending on education and experience the minimum salary is € 3877,00 and the maximum salary is € 5090,00 gross per month for a full-time appointment (scale 10, cao Nederlandse Universiteiten/KNAW). This is exclusive of 8% vacation allowance, 8.3% year-end bonus, travel allowance, internet allowance, home working allowance and pension accrual with ABP.
The KNAW offers its staff an excellent package of secondary benefits. A package that meets the different needs of employees depending on their stage of life, lifestyle or career ambitions. For example, by working an extra two hours a week, it is possible to increase the number of days off from 29 to 41 days a year (with full-time employment).
For a complete overview of the terms of employment, please refer to the web page: werken bij de KNAW
Applying for a Certificate of Good Conduct can be part of the employment procedure.