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Professorship (W3) of Quantitative Crops genetics and Genomics of crops
Published(1107 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1065 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:
FULL PROFESSOR (W3)
OF QUANTITATIVE CROP GENETICS AND
GENOMICS OF CROPS
at the Institute of Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Population Genetics.
The successful candidate will teach Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Crops and its application in plant
breeding in the study programs Crop Sciences, Environmental Protection and Agricultural Food Production,
and Agricultural Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics both in German and in English.
The successful candidate is expected to conduct innovative research in the investigation and modeling of
quantitative genetic variation with a focus on crops. Possible research topics include geno-type x environment
interactions and yield stability, adaptation to different forms of biotic and abiotic stress, cultivation under low
vs. high-input regimes or the quantitative genetics of yield components. Methodological approaches should
combine current statistical and quantitative genetics approaches with genome analysis technologies, and/
or phenotyping in laboratory experiments or field trials. The successful candidate is expected to cooperate
with other groups as well with the interdisciplinary research centers of the University of Hohenheim and to
participate in the Regional Research Alliance „Yield Stability in Dynamic Environments“, which is a network of
plant researchers at the University of Hohenheim, the University of Tübingen and the Max-Planck-Institute of
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
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