Researcher

AgroCares is looking for:

We are looking for an experienced researcher with MSc (or PhD) degree in spectroscopy and sensor technology (mainly VIS-SWIR, but some experience with TIR (MIR), XRF and Raman spectroscopy would be beneficial).

Who are you?

You have experience with monitoring vegetation health, quantifying vegetation parameters and assessing vegetation quality from spectra. Knowledge of statistics, calibration database building and data transfer are very essential. Preferred to be proficient in R, Python or a similar programming language. Experience in the field of agriculture, especially with animal feed would be an advantage. Experience with algorithms such as Spectral angle mapper and Spectral feature fitting is also an advantage.

We are looking for a team player, who is flexible and can work independently. The candidate must be prepared to fit in a multi-cultural team. The job is based in Wageningen, Netherlands, fluency in English is required.

We offer a highly competitive salary based on years of experience. The first contract is temporary for six to twelve months, with a possibility for extension to a permanent contract afterwards. Flexible working hours, working from home when possible, travel allowance, collective pension scheme and personal and professional development plans are in place.

People with experience in soil spectroscopy are also welcome to apply.

About us:

Agrocares is a leading company in the field of Agricultural technology. We deliver cutting edge data solutions to measure nutrients and other key parameters in soil, feed and leaf. We provide the world’s farming community with data-based precision farming tools in order to extensively increase crop yields.

Innovation is an ongoing process for AgroCares and the key to develop game changing technologies. We combine innovative sensor technology with data mining and advanced modelling. Our strength lies in data collection and the conversion of analytical data and sensor data into field and client specific recommendations.

Our team comprises of international professionals, who bring their own edge and expertise to all company activities. Together we bring science into business by placing state-of-the-art scientific developments directly in the hands of the farmers.

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary

How to apply:

Please submit your CV and motivation letter to hr@agrocares.com before 30th June 2020. In case of questions and need for further details about the position, please do not hesitate to contact us.