Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands
Deadline: 13 January 2013, 17.00 hrs CET
You are a motivated junior scientist that is keen to perform product development-oriented research in a dynamic, young innovation company.
We seek a young, out-of-the-box thinking scientist with high flexibility/adaptibility and a broad interest in insect control-related science. We need a pragmatic, independent and hands-on person that can plan, execute, analyse and report on a variety of R&D tasks. We would prefer an enthusiastic and driven person that is motivated by product innovations against insect-borne diseases and has a good click with our research staff.
• Execution of R&D related to the EU-project
• R&D/product optimisation of In2Care’s mosquito control products
• Day-to-day mosquito rearing, experiment preparation and monitoring
• Data analysis and reporting
Skills and Interests
• MSc degree in biology or a biology-related study
• Experience in the field of (medical) entomology, preferably mosquito research
• Experience with insect rearing and basic laboratory techniques
• Good organisational and time management skills
• Interest in innovation-driven yet practical mosquito research
• Good oral and written communication skills (English and preferably Dutch)
• Independent and pragmatic
What we offer
• 2-year contract for a full-time (40 hrs/week) position with a competitive salary (in line with Dutch University salary scales for MSc-level research assistants) and fringe benefits
• A central research position in a dynamic, positive and open work environment with exciting and innovative international projects
• Room for growth, flexibility and initiative
This position is available from the 1st of February 2013 and interviews will take place in the second half of January.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and support letter (with 2 references) to Dr. Marit Farenhorst, Director R&D, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: 13 January 2013, 17.00 hrs CET.
For more info visit www.in2care.org or contact Dr. Marit Farenhorst by email.
Don't forget to mention MalariaWorld when applying for this position.