Professor and Chair of the Remote Sensing Chair Group

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 23 Nov 2021

You will be working for an inspiring international organisation with a large number of interdisciplinary projects all over the world. The scientific quality of Wageningen University is affirmed by the prominent position we occupy in international rankings and citation indexes. In agriculture we rank as the #1 university for quite some years and we also rank among the absolute top in ecology and environmental sciences.

We offer you a position as full professor and chair. Besides a competitive salary, we offer a number of additional benefits, such as an end-of-year extra month's salary, a holiday allowance and a pension plan with the Dutch pension fund for government and education. International candidates moving to the Netherlands may benefit from a special tax relief, by which 30% of their salary is exempt from tax for 5 years. Have a look on . Working hours are flexible and can be arranged to allow for a good work-life balance.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Dr Dick de Ridder (Chair of the Appointment Advisory Committee, , +31317484074) or Dr Claudius van de Vijver (Executive secretary of the Appointment Advisory Committee: , +31317485116).

You are invited to address your application to Dr Claudius van de Vijver and upload it via our website.

The application should include:

  • An application letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A separate list of publications
  • Your vision on research and education in the domain of the chair (max 2 pages)

The closing date for applications is 22 November 2021. Selected candidates for this position will be invited for an interview to be held on the 14'th of January 2022. The Committee will thereafter invite short-listed candidates for a second interview and a trial lecture to be held on the 31'st of January 2022.

The policy of Wageningen University and Research is to increase the number of female professors. Therefore, all female candidates who qualify and fit the profile will be invited for an interview.

Coming from abroadWe are the leading university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees.

Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, your family. A specialized staffing agency will help your partner to find a job and furthermore, we can assist in finding schools for your children and finding accommodation.

Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. The following webpage contains (practical) information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen ( ).

Equal opportunities employer
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. For more information please go to our inclusivity page . A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a functional impairment .

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