PhD candidate 'Root branching in Salt'

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 28 May 2021

We offer you a PhD position at the Laboratory of Plant Physiology with a gross salary per month of € 2.395,= in the first year, building op to € 3.061,= in the 4th year for a full working week of 38 hours in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities. At first you will receive a contract of 1 year with an extension of 3 years after successful evaluation.

In addition, 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 extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time;
  • 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 the sports facilities on campus.

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.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the 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. Applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief , known as the 30% ruling. Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.
Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about helping your partner to find a job, housing, schooling, and other issues.

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Yanxia Zhang ( ) or Prof. dr. Christa Testerink ( ).
For more information about the procedure, please contact .
General information about the Laboratory of Plant Physiology can be found at .

You can apply through the application button and this vacancy is open up to and including May 27, 2021.
The first online job interviews will take place in the week of June 7. Anticipated start date is between Aug 1- Oct 1, 2021.

Please submit a cv and cover letter including names of two references.
We will only consider applications that are submitted via the WUR website

Equal opportunities
WUR is an equal opportunity employer . We are keen to receive applications from all sufficiently qualified people, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, functional impairment , religion/life philosophy, sexual orientation, or age.

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