Applied statistician

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 22 Nov 2023

14 Nov 2023
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Wageningen University & Research
Research Field

Agricultural sciences
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Netherlands
Application Deadline

22 Nov 2023 - 23:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

36.0
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

As an applied statistician, you will engage with fellow researchers, applying statistical modeling particularly in ecology, plant sciences, and animal sciences. This includes defining experimental designs, analyzing the data, and reporting the results and conclusions.

Your duties and responsibilities include:

  • Conducting intake interviews in which researchers propose their research and the statistical sub-questions therein;
  • proposing a statistical approach, and implementing and reporting it;
  • discussing the results of the statistical analysis with the client and ensuring proper information transfer;
  • playing an active role in scientific and social activities of the group as a whole.

You will, in a project-oriented environment, deal with a wide variety of cases. You eill operate independently within a team of about ten fellow consultants, which provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration. Clients are often colleagues from the WUR, but can also come from the business community. The place of employment is Wageningen.


Requirements
Specific Requirements

You have considerable statistical expertise, and experience in applying statistical modeling in "Wageningen" fields such as quantitative ecology, plant and animal sciences. You have a broad interest in science and scientific research, and appreciate the impact generated by your tangible results.

You also possess:

  • A PhD in statistics or related field;
  • relevant work experience;
  • excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • excellent knowledge of REA;
  • good command of both English and Dutch.

You can see that there are plenty of challenges ahead of you. These challenges can also be seen as development opportunities. So if you do not yet have the track-record required in the vacancy, but do have solid work experience, we would also like to invite you to apply.


Additional Information
Benefits

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment . A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation hours by working more, per week;
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8,3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. We offer, depending on your experience, a competitive gross salary of between € 3.088,- and € 5.737,- for a full-time working week of 36 hours, in accordance with the CLA Wageningen Research (scale 10/11, depending on experience). Additionally, a contract for 0,8 FTE can be discussed. You will initially receive a two-year contract, which will be extended to an open-ended contract upon in mutual enthusiasm.

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a multi-faceted position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.


Selection process

For more information about this position, please contact Ron Wehrens, Business Unit Manager, by e-mail [email protected] , or by telephone +31317481247.

For more information about the procedure, please contact [email protected]

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including November 22 2023. We hope to schedule the first job interviews on November 28, 29 and 30 2023.

Procedure
As part of our selection process, an assessment may be incorporated within the procedure

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment .


Additional comments

For more information about this position, please contact Ron Wehrens, Business Unit Manager, by e-mail [email protected] , or by telephone +31317481247.

For more information about the procedure, please contact [email protected]

Do you want to apply?
You can apply directly using the apply button on the vacancy page on our website which will allow us to process your personal information with your approval.

This vacancy will be listed up to and including November 22 2023. We hope to schedule the first job interviews on November 28, 29 and 30 2023.

Procedure
As part of our selection process, an assessment may be incorporated within the procedure

Equal opportunities
Wageningen University & Research (WUR) employs a large number of people with very different backgrounds and qualities, who inspire and motivate each other. We want every talent to feel at home in our organisation and be offered the same career opportunities. We therefore especially welcome applications from people who are underrepresented at WUR. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment .


Website for additional job details

https://www.academictransfer.com/334544/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Wageningen University & Research
Country
Netherlands
City
Wageningen
Postal Code
6708 PB
Street
Droevendaalsesteeg

Where to apply
Website

https://www.academictransfer.com/en/334544/applied-statistician/apply/#apply

Contact
City

Wageningen
Website

http://www.wageningenur.nl
Street

Droevendaalsesteeg
Postal Code

6708 PB

STATUS: EXPIRED

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