Job opening / job profile for the position ‘Director of the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute’


For the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) is seeking an authoritative scientist in mycology with an affinity for biodiversity and taxonomy, a large national and international network, a broad outlook on science and strong management skills.
The Westerdijk Institute, an Academy research institute, manages a world-famous collection of living fungi, yeasts and bacteria and is a centre of expertise for mycology. Its research focuses on three priority areas: Agricultural Mycology, Industrial Mycology and Medical Mycology. In addition, the institute has two technical research groups: the Collection group and the Software & Databasing group.

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