Lecturer study programmes Forest and Nature Conservation and Biology

Research / Academic
The Forest Ecology and Forest Management Group and the Resource Ecology Group are looking for a

Lecturer (0.8 fte)

You will be contributing to the Bachelor's and Master's study programmes Forest and Nature Conservation and Biology, by teaching courses on ecology, forest and wildlife management and conservation, and ecological methods and by organising thesis rings for BSc/MSc theses.


the following personal competences: high ambition, academic attitude, creativity, broad interdisciplinary interests in the fields of ecology, conservation and management, a communicative and collaborative personality, and a passion for supervising and education. In general, we expect the successful candidate to:
  • preferably hold a PhD in ecology, and a demonstrated affinity with at least one of the two fields of forest ecology and management or wildlife ecology and conservation;
  • have experience in ecological research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications;
  • have experience in teaching courses;
  • have experience in supervising students at MSc level during their thesis/internship projects
  • be an inspiring teacher with didactic skills and experience in international educational environments;
  • have excellent communicative and writing skills;
  • have excellent command of English and Dutch.

Salary Benefits:

a stimulating and creative academic working environment. Training and coaching are provided.
We offer a temporary contract for 1 year, for 32 hours per week (0.8 fte), with good performance an extension of 3 years. Gross salary: from € 2.709,- to € 4.274,- (scale 10), based on full-time employment and depending on expertise and experience.

In addition, we offer:
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and secondary employment conditions;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension plan through ABP;
  • 232 vacation hours, the option to purchase extra and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible working time: the possibility to work a maximum of 2 hours per week extra and thereby to build up extra leave;
  • a choice model to put together part of your employment conditions yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. A place where education, research and business are represented.
Work Hours:

32 hours per week