Fixed-term contract: 4 jaar.
What we are offering
We offer training in a broad range of empirical ecological skills ranging from phytoplankton experimental ecology, culturing, field studies, and chemical and molecular analyses. Furthermore, general training is offered through the KNAW and partners (such as research schools), involving statistical analysis, data interpretation, creative thinking, ecological conceptualization, scientific writing, and career guidance.Your workplace
Both PhD projects will be performed within the Department of Aquatic Ecology of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), located in Wageningen, the Netherlands, with supervision by Dedmer van de Waal. The projects will be in close collaboration with the Department of Freshwater And Marine Ecology at the University of Amsterdam, with supervision of Jef Huisman. The work is part of a larger ERC Consolidator project granted to Dedmer van de Waal, consisting in total of two post-doc positions and these advertised PhD projects, who all start at approximately the same time. The Department of Aquatic Ecology at NIOO-KNAW is a dynamic, diverse and respectful group of enthusiastic aquatic ecologists, with ample opportunity to socially and scientifically interact.About the NIOO
The Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) is a top research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). NIOO-KNAW focuses on fundamental and strategic research on individual organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems.Terms of employment
Depending on education and experience, the salary amounts to a minimum of €2.541,- and a maximum of € 3.247,- gross per month for full time employment, scale P under the Collective Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten), excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. There are excellent fringe benefits.For more information
Please contact: Dedmer van de Waal, Senior Researcher, firstname.lastname@example.org, +31(0)317 473 553.Diversity and Inclusion
Everybody is different. Fortunately, as this makes working together more delightful and often leads to better end results. The NIOO believes in a working environment in which everyone feels welcome and appreciated. A working environment in which attention is paid to individual quality and where development opportunities are paramount. Together we strive for an inclusive culture in which we embrace differences. We would like to get in touch with candidates who can contribute to this culture thanks to their background and experience.
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