We are looking for
RIKILT Wageningen University & Research is looking for a scientist in the area of
- Evaluation and improvement of risk assessment procedures for complex plant products, including GMOs and products from gene editing techniques and synthetic biology.
- Assessments of novel foods, and products from new breeding techniques and their implications for food safety.
- A doctoral degree in molecular biology or similar molecular biological expertise.
- Keen interest in aspects of food and feed safety, authenticity and traceability issues.
- Effective communication, cooperation and networking skills.
- Demonstrable good writing and project acquisition skills.
- Good mastering of the English language in speaking and writing.
An interesting research job in a team of professionals with a one year start and a possible extension, evaluated before the end of one year. The possibility for a more permanent position can be explored. We offer a salary based on position and experience (max. €4847,- gross per month) in combination with excellent secondary employment conditions.
For more information about this position, please contact dr.ir. Esther Kok (Novel Foods group leader, phone +31 (0)317-480252, firstname.lastname@example.org) or dr.ir. Lonneke van der Geest (Business unit manager Toxicology, Novel Foods & Agrochains, phone +31 (0)317- 480462, email@example.com).
Send your application through the webpage: https://www.wur.nl/en/Jobs.htm before August 20, 2018.
RIKILT Wageningen University & Research performs independent research related to the safety and authenticity of food. We specialise in analytical research, the composition of food and feed products and related health effects. We also focus on food fraud issues and conduct forensic research. Our knowledge of food production chains and processes enables us to identify hazards and risks (new and existing) effectively. We advise government agencies as well as companies and provide training in areas of our expertise.
RIKILT is part of Wageningen University & Research.
Wageningen University & Research
Delivering a substantial contribution to the quality of life. That's our focus – each and every day. Within our domain of good and safe food & food production, food security and a healthy living environment, we search for answers to issues affecting society – such as sustainable food production, climate change and alternative energy. Of course, we don’t do this alone. Every day, 5000 people work on ‘the quality of life’, turning ideas into reality, on a global scale.
Could you be one of these people? We give you the space you need.
For further information about working at Wageningen University & Research, take a look at www.wur.eu/career