Come to the Netherlands, start working for Wageningen UR (University & Research centre). We would be very proud to welcome you as our new employee in Wageningen or in one of our 32 locations in the Netherlands.
Improve the quality of life
‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’. That is the mission of Wageningen UR (University & Research centre). A staff of 6,500 and 10,000 students from over 100 countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.
The domain of Wageningen UR consists of three related core areas:
At Wageningen UR (University & Research centre), you work together with people from over 80 countries. We enjoy an excellent reputation internationally when it comes to conducting research and providing education. Wageningen UR is listed within the top 6 of the important citation indexes within its domain.
In a recent survey new international staff praised our excellent research facilities, along with the high research standards.
You will find more information about working at Wageningen UR at our site.
The great thing about WUR is: you are challenged to use your passion and creativity for new trends and sustainable concepts that work. Anyone who feels challenged by that is always welcome at Wageningen University & Research!
Our mission is ‘to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life.’ Our knowledge supports government, the trade and industry sector and civil society in facing their challenges. We achieve synergy by combining education with fundamental and applied research. Find out more about our research themes.
Our research themes:
Besides the global reputation for its innovative and ground-breaking research, Wageningen University & Research has an internationally recognised PhD Programme (international Peer review 2015 and EUA Peer review 2015). Various reasons can be mentioned for the recognised reputation:
Wageningen University & Research offers young talented scientists a challenging career trajectory, tenure track. We have the ambition to attract top scientific talent and to stimulate their development.
We are looking for high potentials who can excel in education and research. You will start as an assistant professor and will grow into the position of associate professor. You then will receive the ius promovendi. It is even possible to grow into a personal professor position. You will build up your own line of research and will be intensively superviced and coached.
This challenging career path can lead to a permanent position at Wageningen University & Research when you meet the quality criteria.
The available Tenure Track positions and all other vacancies at Wageningen University & Research can be found via the orange button below.
In June 2012 The European Commission acknowledged Wageningen UR as an organisation with an excellent HR policy and rewarded Wageningen UR with the logo ‘HR Excellence in Research’.
In May 2014 the European Commission announced that Wageningen UR successfully accomplished Step 4 of the HRS4R mechanism, and thereby retained the HR logo.
The HR policy for researchers at Wageningen UR has been developed further by means of the Action Plan and Timetable for the period 2012-2014.