Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

Two Assistant Professors in Environmental Systems Analysis (Tenure Track)

Application deadline: 15 January 2019

The Environmental Systems Analysis (ESA) group of Wageningen University offers two tenure-track career paths as Assistant Professor. As Assistant Professor, you are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist and a team player, devoted to research and education in Environmental System Analysis or related fields, such as environmental science, geosciences, ecology or resource economics.

We are looking for

A candidate’s expertise and vision should be in line with the ESA’s domain and complementary to currently avaialble expertise.
Successful collaboration with social science or humanities is considered an asset. Each Assistant Professor will develop a research profile capable of attracting PhD students and external funding, and (s)he is expected to contribute significantly to ESA’s international profile. (S)he will engage in teaching in ESA’s curricula at MSc and/or BSc levels, and also supervise thesis students. Other aspects of the positions include project acquisition, training and supervision of PhD students and participation in research or education committees. Equal amounts of time will be spent on research and education and c. 10% of the time is spent on common chair group and university activities. 

We ask

As Assistant Professor, you are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist and a team player, devoted to research and education in Environmental System Analysis or related fields, such as environmental science, geosciences, ecology or resource economics.
 
The successful candidate:

  1. holds a PhD in Environmental Systems Analysis or a related field;
  2. has demonstrated expertise in inter- or transdiscplinary research projects in the domain of environmental change and society;
  3. has an excellent early career publication record and international research experience;
  4. has excellent skills in research design, statistics, organization, communication and scientific writing;
  5. has teaching competencies that comply with the University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) (in Dutch referred to as BKO), a system adopted by all Dutch universities, or is willing to obtain the UTQ;
  6. can successfully obtain research grants in competitive funding schemes;
  7. has strong communicative and interpersonal skills and a flexible and collaborative attitude;
  8. has excellent command of English and is willing to learn Dutch

The Environmental Systems Analysis group regards the following personal competences as particular important: creativity, a mindset for innovation, broad interdisciplinary interests, a communicative and collaborative attitude, team-oriented leadership, willingness and ability to participate in field work (also in remote places) and a passion for coaching and teaching.

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Monday 3 December 2018