Assistant Professor Agribusiness Economics - Tenure Track

We are looking for an Assistant Professor Agribusiness Economics (Tenure Track)
The Business Economics Group at Wageningen University seeks candidates for an academic appointment in the domain of agribusiness economics. Responsibilities for this position include teaching courses on quantitative methods, financial and risk management at undergraduate and graduate levels; the exact portfolio of courses depends on the specific experience and skills of the candidate. The candidate is also expected to develop an internationally recognised research program in the domain of quantitative economic analysis of agribusiness firms. The research area of the successful candidate may cover topics such as investment analysis, financial management, or economic and sustainability performance. The successful candidate is expected to have the potential to generate external financial support for this research and undertake innovative education projects
Function Requirements
As an Assistant Professor in the Business Economics group you are expected to have:
  • a PhD in business economics or micro economics;
  • preferably some years of experience in a similar position or as a postdoctoral researcher
  • proven ability to publish in peer reviewed scientific journals;
  • the ability to work in international research teams;
  • excellent (interpersonal) communication and writing skills;
  • excellent didactic qualities and enthusiasm for teaching and working with students at BSc, MSc and PhD level.
Working conditions
We offer
you as talented scientist a challenging career trajectory called Tenure Track. From the position of Assistant Professor you can develop into a full professor with your own research account. Training and coaching are provided and (international) cooperation is stimulated.

We offer you a temporary contract for 38 hours per week, which can lead to a permanent employment contract. Gross salary: from € 50,758  to  € 69,473 annually, based on full time employment and dependent on expertise and experience.
In addition we offer an attractive benefits package, the ABP Pension scheme and training and career development.

See here for more information on the Wageningen Tenure Track system Tenure Track - WUR
Do you want to join our group? We offer you an opportunity.
Please apply online by uploading your CV, three reference letters and letter of application describing your background and fit to the job description before the 1st of April 2019 through

Further information about the position: Prof. Alfons Oude Lansink (, +31-317485194)

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.
Wageningen University is a leading institution in the area of life sciences. The Business Economics Group is one of the chair groups in the university comprising 12 faculty and around 30 PhD candidates. The research of this group focuses on evaluating agribusiness firm’s economic performance, risk management, and economics of animal health, plant health and food safety. The research domain encompasses all economic actors in international food supply chains. More information about the Business Economics Group can be found at Business Economics Group

Wageningen University and Research aims to deliver substantial contribution to the quality of life. That's our focus – each and every day. Within our domain, healthy food and living environment, we search for answers to issues affecting society – such as sustainable food production, climate change and alternative energy. Of course, we don’t do this alone. Every day, 6,500 people work on ‘the quality of life’, turning ideas into reality, on a global scale.

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Vacancy details: Assistant Professor Agribusiness Economics - Tenure Track at Wageningen University & Research