WGS postdoc talent programme

The Postdoc Talent Programme offers talented researchers from abroad the opportunity to start a career at Wageningen University & Research. Applications should demonstrate the added value of the grant for the applicant’s career and the value of the applicant’s expertise for the hosting research group.

What can be applied for?

Talented eligible researchers can apply for a two-year position within one of the Wageningen University research groups. The position may result in an application for personal funding. The grant consists of € 72,500 (with overhead) per year to be spent on salary costs for two years full-time employment for the applicant of which € 10,000 per year must be covered by the research group involved.


The deadline for applications is October 1, 2022.

How to apply?

Submit your application (application form + chair holder’s recommendation letter) electronically to Ingrid.Vleghels@wur.nl with a copy to the host chair holder and the Executive Secretary of the chair holder’s graduate school.