Researcher molecular microbiology: Netherlands

Wageningen University & Research is looking for an ambitious colleague with experience in molecular microbiology.


  • develop and maintain expertise on molecular microbiology with primary focus on S. suis and emphasis on host-pathogen interaction
  • participate in complex projects and multidisciplinary project teams to realise those projects
  • initiate new projects in the field of bacterial infection biology
  • participate in acquiring projects from private market partners in the livestock farming value chain as well as in the biomedical sector
  • participate in acquiring public funding and set up and lead projectsin public-private partnerships
  • planning and carrying out experiments with animals

We seek a candidate with:

  • a PhD in Life Sciences, Biology or Veterinary Medicine
  • molecular microbiological background
  • an analytically strong, multidisciplinary thinker who has a broad interest in (veterinary) infectious diseases
  • a creative scientist who can set up and carry out applied research, who proactively looks for new opportunities
  • a positive, connecting and inquisitive team player who can motivate others
  • customer-oriented and service-oriented
  • flexibility
  • you are obligated to submit a Certificate of Conduct
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