Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Technology

Postdoc in Circular Urban Food Systems&Department of Ecological Technology

Job description

We have been in search of a bright and inspiring postdoc researcher in the area of metropolitan meals & biomass systems at the Department of ecological tech ( Your quest will consider design of circular supply chains for meals & bio-based items close to urban centers. This could be carried out by linking predefined item functionality and quality that is corresponding 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 including local resources to present food and biomass supply string in addition to to evaluate the effect regarding the needed quality criteria and connect this to prospective channels of regional resources. Additionally, the device is designed to integrate brand brand new and current (bio)technologies that free the mandatory components or constituents through the resource that is local to generate a diverse spectral range of circular design choices.

Consequently, the task aims to develop an instrument to guide circularity-based design of metropolitan meals and biomass movement characteristics by pinpointing the functionality associated with services and products, deriving the quality that is corresponding for the functionality and inventorying regional, metropolitan resource channels that fulfil the standard and functionality of neighborhood, urban needs. You certainly will build this understanding and approach that is model-based studies, simulations and situations in Amsterdam. The anticipated deliverables after 24 months consist of ( not restricted to):

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

You are getting together with a few on-going PhDs focusing on metropolitan system modelling and food that is various biomass processing/quality/technology professionals at Agrotechnology & Food Science Group (AFSG) of Wageningen University & analysis (WUR). You certainly will work in the metropolitan system engineering (USE) sub-group of Environmental tech department (section of AFSG), but you’ll additionally play a crucial role in linking different present and future research focus on circular meals and biomass system inside the whole AFSG. As an associate regarding the department of Environmental tech, you’re anticipated to take part in our applications for research funds and academic tasks. Element of your projects will undoubtedly be done at Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan possibilities (AMS) and Wageningen Food & Bio-based Research (WFBR), of which you are expected to play a role in the device development with various regional 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 & Analysis


Conditions of work

A position that is challengingwith the average performing period of 40 hours each week for a time period of two years) with dependent on your experience, an aggressive income from the absolute minimum of Ђ 2709,-. up to a maximum of Ђ 4274,-. for the full working week of 38 hours prior to the Collective Labor Agreement Dutch Universities (scale 10).

In addition, you can expect:

  • 8% getaway allowance;
  • a structural bonus that is year-end ofper cent;
  • exemplary training possibilities and employment that is secondary;
  • versatile performing hours and breaks may possibly be determined in assessment in order for an optimal stability between work and personal life is achievable;
  • exemplary retirement plan through ABP;
  • 232 holiday hours, the choice to acquire additional and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • a flexible performing time: the alternative to your workplace a optimum of 2 hours each week additional and therefore to develop leave that is extra
  • a selection model to build section of your work conditions your self, such as for example a bike plan;
  • A workplace that is lively it is possible to make connections and where many tasks simply just just take put on the Wageningen Campus. A spot where training, research and company are represented;

Wageningen University & Research stimulates interior job possibilities and flexibility having a recruitment policy that is internal. You can find ample possibilities for very very very own effort in a learning environment.

We provide a versatile job in a worldwide environment with diverse tasks in a pleasing and available atmosphere that is working.

Wageningen University & Analysis

The mission of our University is always to explore the potential of nature to boost the caliber of life. Within Wageningen University & analysis, nine specific research institutes from the Wageningen analysis Foundation and Wageningen University have actually accompanied forces to simply help respond to the most crucial concerns into the domain of balanced diet and residing environment. With roughly 30 areas, 5,000 workers, and 10,000 pupils, it really is one of several leading businesses in its domain internationally. an approach that is integrated issues while the cooperation between different procedures are in one’s heart associated with unique approach of Wageningen.

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

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