Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Tech

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Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Tech

Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Tech

Job description

We are hunting for a bright and inspiring postdoc researcher in the area of metropolitan meals & biomass systems during the Department of ecological tech ( Your quest will give attention to design of circular supply chains for meals & bio-based services and products close to urban centers. This is often done by linking predefined item functionality and corresponding quality needs to locally available food and biomass resources (including locally produced, utilized, recovered, etc.). a design that is new needs to be developed to calculate the effects of integrating regional resources to present food and biomass supply string also to evaluate the effect for the needed quality criteria and relate this to potential channels of regional resources. Also, the device aims to integrate brand brand new and current (bio)technologies that free the desired components or constituents through the neighborhood resource channels to generate an extensive spectral range of circular design choices.

Consequently, the task aims to develop something to guide circularity-based design of metropolitan meals and biomass movement characteristics by pinpointing the functionality of this services and products, deriving the matching quality indicators when it comes to functionality and inventorying regional, urban resource channels that fulfil the standard and functionality of neighborhood, metropolitan needs. You can expect to build this understanding and approach that is model-based studies, simulations and situations in Amsterdam. The anticipated deliverables after two years include (although not limited by):

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

You’re going to be getting together with a few on-going PhDs focusing on metropolitan system modelling and various meals and biomass processing/quality/technology specialists at Agrotechnology & Food Science Group (AFSG) of Wageningen University & analysis (WUR). You will definitely work in the metropolitan system engineering (USE) sub-group of Environmental tech division (section of AFSG), but you’ll additionally play a crucial role in connecting different present and future research focus on circular meals and biomass system in the whole AFSG. As an associate of this division of Environmental tech, you may be anticipated to take part in our applications for research funds and academic tasks. Element of work should be done at Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan possibilities (AMS) and Wageningen Food & Bio-based Research (WFBR), of which you’ll be expected to donate to the device development with different neighborhood stakeholders in Amsterdam or from WFBR to co-develop, use and validate this device. A career perspective at the applied research institute WFBR after the end of the project, we aim to provide the candidate.


  • maximum. 40 hours each week
  • Wageningen Take On Bing Maps

Wageningen University & Research


Conditions of work

A position that is challengingwith the average performing time of 40 hours each week for a time period of two years) with according to your experience, a competitive wage from the absolute minimum of Ђ 2709,-. up discount to a optimum of Ђ 4274,-. for the full working week of 38 hours relative 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;
  • exemplary training possibilities and additional work conditions;
  • flexible performing hours and vacations may possibly be determined in assessment to make certain that a balance that is optimal work and personal life can be done;
  • exceptional retirement plan through ABP;
  • 232 getaway hours, the choice to shop for additional and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a versatile working time: the alternative to operate no more than 2 hours each week extra and thus to develop leave that is extra
  • a selection model to build element of your work conditions your self, such as for example a bicycle plan;
  • A workplace that is lively it is possible to make connections and where lots of tasks just just take put on the Wageningen Campus. A spot where training, research and company are represented;

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

We provide a versatile task in a worldwide environment with diverse tasks in a nice and available working environment.

Wageningen University & Analysis

The objective of y our University is always to explore the potential of nature to boost the standard of life. Within Wageningen University & analysis, nine specialized research institutes through the Wageningen analysis Foundation and Wageningen University have actually accompanied forces to greatly help respond to the most crucial concerns within the domain of healthy food choices and environment that is living. With roughly 30 locations, 5,000 workers, and 10,000 pupils, it really is one of several organizations that are leading its domain globally. a built-in way of issues while the cooperation between different procedures have reached the center of this unique approach of Wageningen.

Equal possibilities employerWe are the same possibilities company and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals irrespective of their battle, sex, impairment, religion/belief, intimate orientation or age.

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