Postdoctoral position (f/m/d) in the field of pig microbiome research
Published(24 days ago)
Deadline for applications(10 days left)
University of HohenheimStuttgart-Hohenheim
The group of Prof. Dr. Jana Seifert (Feed-Gut Microbiota Interaction) at the Institute of Animal Science is offering a
Postdoctoral position (m/f/d) in the field of pig microbiome research
We are looking for young investigators motivated to build up their own carrier in a progressing academic environment. Hohenheim is one of the leading
University in Agricultural Science and the pioneer in Microbiome Research of Livestock in Germany
This Post-Doc position is part of the development of a joint research project of the Institute of Animal Science and will give the chance to develop your own
research profile/group in the field of microbiome-host interaction of pigs.
The candidate should have experience in microbiome research including sample handling in the lab and data analyses of multi-omics datasets, preferably (meta-)proteomics
and metabolomics. Knowledge about animal physiology and nutrition is desirable. Candidates should have a PhD in life science. Excellent communication and team skills are essential.
The place of work is at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. Salary will be according to the appropriate civil service level EG 13 TV-L (100 %). Funding is available
for 36 months. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply for increase their share in science and research. Physically handicapped persons will be favoured if they are equally qualified. Starting date: 1st January, 2020
The Seifert lab is currently hosting one PostDoc, five PhD students and two technicians studying microbiome-host interactions in livestock. Recent publications are listed at
Research Gate (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jana_Seifert). Lab homepage is currently
not updated due to system migration.
Please send your complete application documents including a motivation letter with a brief description of your research strategy or idea, CV, list of publications and
copy of certificates in one PDF file until 31st October to: