Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Tech

Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Tech

Job description

We have been hunting for a bright and impressive postdoc researcher in neuro-scientific metropolitan meals & biomass systems at the Department of ecological tech ( Pursuit will give attention to design of circular supply chains for meals & bio-based services and products close to metropolitan areas. This is often carried out by linking predefined item functionality and matching quality needs to locally available food and biomass resources (including locally produced, utilized, recovered, etc.). a design that is new has got to be developed to calculate the results of including regional resources to present food and biomass supply string along with to assess the effect regarding the needed quality criteria and connect this to prospective channels of regional resources. Additionally, the device aims to incorporate brand new and current (bio)technologies that free the desired components or constituents from the resource that is local to produce an extensive spectral range of circular design choices.

Consequently, the task aims to produce something to aid circularity-based design of metropolitan meals and biomass movement characteristics by pinpointing the functionality associated with services and products, deriving the quality that is corresponding when it comes to functionality and inventorying neighborhood, metropolitan resource channels that fulfil the standard and functionality of regional, metropolitan needs. You certainly will build this understanding and approach that is model-based studies, simulations and situations in Amsterdam. The anticipated deliverables after 24 months consist of ( not limited by):

  • A clinical overview/review paper on advanced of circular meals and biomass system
  • A model associated with device + an instrument description/manual
  • A paper that is scientific the growth and initial application of these device

You will end up getting together with a few on-going PhDs focusing on metropolitan system modelling and different meals and biomass processing/quality/technology specialists at Agrotechnology & Food Science Group (AFSG) of Wageningen University & analysis (WUR). You are going to work in the system that is urban (USE) sub-group of Environmental Technology division (section of AFSG), however you will additionally play a crucial role in linking various present and future research focus on circular meals and biomass system inside the whole AFSG. As an associate of this division of Environmental tech, you might be anticipated to be involved in our applications for research grants and activities that are educational. Element of your projects should be done at Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan possibilities (AMS) and Wageningen Food & Bio-based Research (WFBR), from which you’re going to be expected to subscribe to the device development with different local stakeholders in Amsterdam or from WFBR to co-develop, use and validate this device. Following the end regarding the project, we try to offer the prospect a vocation viewpoint during the used research institute WFBR.


  • maximum. 40 hours each week
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Wageningen University & Analysis


Conditions of work

A position that is challengingwith a typical performing time of 40 hours each week for a time period of two years) with based on your experience, a competitive wage from the absolute minimum of Ђ 2709,-. to a optimum of Ђ 4274,-. for a full working week of 38 hours prior to the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 10).

In addition, you can expect:

  • 8% vacation allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3per cent;
  • exceptional training possibilities and additional employment conditions;
  • versatile performing hours and breaks may possibly be determined in assessment in order that an optimal stability between work and personal life can be done;
  • exceptional retirement plan through ABP;
  • 232 holiday hours, the possibility to shop for additional and supplementary that is good schemes;
  • a versatile working time: the chance to focus a optimum of 2 resume help hours each week additional and thus to produce leave that is extra
  • a selection model to build element of your work conditions your self, such as for instance a bike plan;
  • a lively workplace where it is possible to make connections and where numerous tasks just take put on the Wageningen Campus. A location where training, research and business are represented;

Wageningen University & Research stimulates interior profession possibilities and flexibility with a recruitment policy that is internal. You can find sufficient possibilities for own effort in a learning environment.

You can expect a versatile work in a global environment with diverse tasks in a pleasing and available atmosphere that is working.

Wageningen University & Analysis

The objective of our University would be to explore the potential of nature to enhance the standard of life. Within Wageningen University & analysis, nine specific research institutes through the Wageningen analysis Foundation and Wageningen University have actually accompanied forces to simply help respond to the most crucial concerns into the domain of balanced diet and living environment. With about 30 places, 5,000 workers, and 10,000 pupils, it really is among the organizations that are leading its domain globally. an approach that is integrated dilemmas as well as the cooperation between different procedures are in one’s heart associated with the unique approach of Wageningen.

Equal possibilities employerWe are the same possibilities boss and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals no matter their competition, intercourse, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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