PhD Quantitative Microbiology ESR 10

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 30 May 2021

Do you want more information?

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Heidy den Besten (Associate Professor), telephone number +31 317483213.

For more information about the procedure, please contact Mrs. Ina Lüttmann, HRM advisor, telephone number +31 317 487701.

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 30 May 2021.

Selection and Application process

  • Applicants will be reviewed without regard to sex, race or nationality. Applications from female scientists and engineers and ethnic minorities in are particularly encouraged;
  • applicants must fulfil the EC eligibility criteria set by the European Commission (see );
  • important: to apply, upload a 1-2 page CV (please specify your residence/work place in the last 3 years), 1 page motivation letter (please mention the PROJECT TITLE and briefly address each skill as listed above, and address your research interest in relation to the research project), university transcripts (grades);
  • all other formats and document content (e.g., longer CVs) will NOT BE CONSIDERED for the application process. Email applications will NOT BE CONSIDERED;
  • by uploading your CV, motivation letter and University transcripts, you agree that this information - while kept strictly confidential - will be processed and stored by Wageningen University for the time span of the recruitment process;
  • include the names and contact information of up to two referees in your application; if possible add letters;
  • selection will be made through structured skill-based review evaluation from CV, motivation letter and grades. After selection for the shortlist, an (online) interview conducted by at least two people (if possible from the TRANSIT network) will follow. Additional information may be requested for the (online) interview;
  • as there are multiple positions available in TRANSIT (, applicants are advised to indicate whether they have applied to or plan to apply to other positions in this consortium.
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. For more information please go to our

inclusive webpage

. A good example of how WUR deals with inclusiveness can be read on the page working at WUR with a

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