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Junior Professorship (W1) of Livestock Microbial Ecology (Tenure Track)
Published(994 days ago)
Deadline for applications(952 days ago)
University of HohenheimStuttgart-Hohenheim
The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Hohenheim is in the process of installing one
new professorship to further strengthen their fields of research in Animal and Plant Sciences
The following position will be filled for the first time in the winter semester 2017/2018:
(W1 WITH TENURE TRACK) OF LIVESTOCK
at the Institute of Animal Science.
The successful candidate will teach microbial ecology of livestock and the application of pertinent methodologies
in the study programs of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the Bachelor and Master level both in
German and in English. At the beginning, the teaching load will comprise four contact hours per week and will
increase to six contact hours per week after a successful interim evaluation.
The successful candidate is expected to conduct innovative research in the field of phylogeny and metabolic
potential of microbiomes in the digestive tract of farm animals. This should be based primarily on utilizing
sequencing techniques and implementing correlation and network systems analysis.
More detailed information on the main research and teaching foci of the professorships as well as the necessary
qualifications of candidates can be found on our Professorial Appointment Portal
The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and strongly
encourages female scientists to apply. With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with
Please attach the following documents to your application: a statement of your future research interests, a
curriculum vitae, a documentation of academic achievements (copies), a list of publications, a list of third-party
funded projects, a teaching record, information on teaching evaluations as well as three key publications