Lecturer

Lecturer

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18 Jun 7 Jul Wageningen

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Job description

Do you want to contribute to a good quality of BSc and MSc education of Animal Sciences students that specialize in Adaptation Physiology? Do you like to supervise and coach students to discover and improve their research qualities and do you like to organize and take responsibility? Then you are the candidate we are looking for.
Your task will focus on further improving the learning processes of our BSc and MSc students. This includes re-organizing and chairing the thesis ring, evaluating MSc-internships, and supervising BSc- and MSc thesis students. It also includes working on bottlenecks we face in maintaining and improving the quality of specifically small-scale education with the increase in student numbers. You will work closely together with the education coordinator of the chair group.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

  • Academic training, preferably with an MSc in Animal Sciences, Biology or Veterinary Sciences;
  • Proven experience in education and know-how on recent and/or new teaching methods;
  • Working experience in animal sciences, preferably in the area of adaptation physiology;
  • Good communication skills, both orally and written, in Dutch and English;
  • An effective collaborator, taking responsibility;
  • An enthusiastic and committed addition to our team.

Conditions of employment

A challenging 0.6 fte position, starting with a 1-year contract with, depending on your experience, a competitive salary from a minimum of € 2.709 to a maximum of € 4.274 for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 10). In addition (based on a full-time position), we 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 additional and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working schedule: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra thereby building up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research and business are represented;
  • use of sports facilities on campus for a small 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.
We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

The mission of our University is to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. Within Wageningen University & Research, nine specialized research institutes from the Wageningen Research Foundation and Wageningen University have joined forces to help answer the most important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment. With approximately 30 locations, 5,000 employees, and 10,000 students, it is one of the leading organizations in its domain worldwide. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of the unique approach of Wageningen.

Health, welfare and productivity are shaped by an animal's capacity to adapt. The chair group Adaptation Physiology of the Department of Animal Sciences aims to improve and facilitate adaptation by development of robust animals in supportive environments. Our objective is to increase our knowledge on animal physiology and behavior and translate this knowledge into innovative, societally acceptable housing and management conditions for farm and companion animals.
Our studies mainly focus on cattle, chickens and pigs and include the fields of energy metabolism, immunology, behavior and reproduction. Our chair group is responsible for several curricular courses in the BSc- and MSc- program of Animal Sciences. Additionally, we supervise an increasing number of MSc-students within the MSc specializations 'Adaptation, Health and Welfare' and 'Nutrition and Metabolism'.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Natural Sciences
  • max. 24 hours per week
  • University Graduate
  • 518884

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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