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Deep Learning Expert

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20 januari 2023
Locatie Wageningen
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We are looking for

Wageningen Food Safety Research is currently seeking a highly skilled Deep Learning Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in machine learning and a deep understanding of deep learning techniques. As a Deep Learning Specialist, you will work on developing and implementing cutting-edge deep learning models to solve complex food safety problems.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing deep learning models to analyze food safety data
  • Collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams to identify and solve food safety challenges
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in deep learning research
  • Communicating research findings and progress to internal and external stakeholders

We ask

  • A PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, or a related field
  • Strong experience with deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and PyTorch
  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Experience with data visualization and data analysis tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

If you are passionate about using deep learning to solve real-world problems and are excited about the opportunity to work with a team of experts in the field, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience.

We offer

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:

  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation hours by working more, up to 40 hours per week;
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 4%;
  • excellent pension scheme.
In addition to these first-rate employee benefits, you will of course receive a good salary. We offer, depending on your experience, a competitive gross salary of between €3527,- and €6229,- for a full-time working week of 36 hours, in accordance with the CLA Wageningen Research (scale 11-12).
Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a multi-faceted position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.
You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the “Best University” in the Netherlands for the 18th consecutive time.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees. Applicants from abroad moving to the Netherlands may qualify for a special tax relief, known as the 30% ruling. Our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.
Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen. Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about helping your partner to find a job, housing, schooling, and other issues.

More information

For more information about this position, please contact Bas van der Velden, Teamlead Data Science, telephone +31 6 8102 8994 or by e-mail bas1.vandervelden@wur.nl, or Marloes Groenewegen, telephone +31 6 42514331 e-mail marloes.groenewegen@wur.nl.
For more information about the procedure, please contact Rutger Voorrips, Recruiter, telephone +31 317 480571 or by e-mail rutger.voorrips@wur.nl.

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.
Don’t wait with your application. As soon as we have suitable applicants we will initiate the first interviews. Will we talk to you soon?

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

We are

Wageningen University & Research
The mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With its roughly 30 branch­es, 7,200 employees (6,400 fte) and 13,200 students and over 150.000 participants to WUR’s Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of Wageningen’s unique approach. WUR has been named Best Employer in the Education category for 2019-2020.

These are the points our employees list as good reasons to come work at WUR: read the 5 reasons to come work at WUR
We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves, so no employment agencies please. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

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