Junior Researcher – Agrifirm

“Are you eager to develop a career as Researcher within the agricultural industry?”

To strengthen our Global Research & Development team, we are looking for Junior Researchers who
have affinity in animal nutrition and health, agricultural technology, functional feed ingredients,
sustainable solutions and innovative research. As a highly-motivated and energetic researcher you
will contribute to both fundamental as well as applied research within the agricultural sector.

What will you do?
• You will set up and perform research projects, primarily in the area of nutrition and health.
Most studies will have an interdisciplinary set-up, and will require close collaborations with
other researchers or partners.
• You will perform data analysis and literature study in your area of research
• You use your skills as a communicator. This includes the interaction with colleagues during
the project; with external partners when conducting trials; as well as external project
communication, such as publications in peer reviewed scientific journals and contributions to
technical magazines.
To be successful in this role, you need to have the following competencies:

• PhD or Master in bioscience engineering, biochemistry, animal sciences, food technology,
nutrition and health or similar.
• A first working experience and/or international experience is a plus
• Strong interest in sustainability/circularity (methane emission, nitrogen efficiency)/raw
materials/functional feed ingredients/young animal nutrition
• Strong analytical thinking and the ability to assess complex information to provide accurate
and engaging summaries of research
• Good communication skills and the ability to establish positive working relations with a wide
range of contacts
• Enthusiastic, eager to learn, open and flexible
• You are fluent in English and/or Dutch
• We are flexible in terms of working area, but you need to be present in our HQ (Apeldoorn)
and/or offices in Ghent regularly.

What do we offer you?

We offer you a chance to develop a career as Researcher, a chance to unleash your potential at a
global player in the animal feed industry. We offer you challenging projects, highly-skilled mentoring
colleagues and a safe learning environment. A fair salary depending on your experience and area of
Apply via jobs@agrifirm.com or our LinkedIn page with your CV and motivation!

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