Are you that enthusiastic customer-oriented proactive researcher? Than we are looking for you! Together with our research, industrial and governmental partners we develop solutions for nematode, pest, disease and weed management fitting in integrated farm management systems. Our experts are highly knowledgeable in nematology, entomology, phytopathology and weed management. We operate in a business unit that is specialised in applied research, for and in direct cooperation with the end users.

Due to the retirement of one of our colleagues, we are now hiring a nematologist who will collaborate with us on projects on strategic management of plant parasitic nematode species. Examples are projects on clean planting material, host status and damage research, resistance and tolerance, chemical and non-chemical nematode control methods like inundation, anaerobic soil disinfestation, biofumigation. The tasks of the new colleague will be:

  • design and (statistical) analysis of experiments;

  • manage and execute research, including field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments;

  • report on experimental results in peer reviewed journals and reports;

  • communicate on the project results to a wider audience (e.g. clients, farmers, researchers etc.);

  • project management;

  • contribute to the acquisition of new projects and development of a national and international client network.

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