The Bioinformatics Group offers an excellent, collaborative working environment. We have a young, dedicated staff with expertise in a number of areas, particularly in genomics. We maintain extensive computational resources and have access to the university's high-performance computer systems. As a group, we value (inter)national collaboration and strive for excellence in education and research. Our teaching portfolio covers (advanced) MSc courses and thesis projects in the Master's Programme in Bioinformatics, introductory courses in a bioinformatics minor, and data science courses at various levels. Our group is strongly embedded in the Plant Sciences Group, collaborates intensively with Wageningen Research and is involved in the efforts of Wageningen University & Research to promote the use and development of data science in its research areas.
You will work within the Wageningen tenure-track system, which provides an excellent opportunity for academic development. It offers support for personal growth in research, acquisition, education (University Teaching Qualification), and leadership. If you fulfil the requirements, you will get tenured as an associate professor after six years of tenure track as an assistant professor. However, you can continue to grow into the role of personal professor. As the development of a research and education vision and an independent research line are important in this process, you will receive extensive coaching during. If you want to read more on the Wageningen UR tenure track, please see https://www.wur.nl/en/Jobs/Why-choose-Wageningen-University-Research/Your-development-in-focus/Tenure-Track.htm
We offer a meaningful job with, depending on your experience, a competitive salary from a minimum of € 3.637 to a maximum of € 6.738 for a full working week of 38 hours, in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement. The contract will be for 32-40 hours per week and will initially be temporary, leading to a permanent employment contract if you meet the tenure track criteria.
In addition we offer:
- an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% fixed-year allowance;
- an excellent pension scheme;
- excellent training opportunities and secondary working conditions;
- flexible working hours and vacations (in consultation with colleagues) to optimally balance work and personal life;
- 232 holiday hours, the ability to trade salary for additional holiday hours;
- good supplementary leave arrangements and an individualized model to compose part of your working conditions, including a bicycle plan;
- use of the sports facilities available on campus against a reduced fee.
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.