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The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for the position of a

Full Professor (W3) of Bioinformatics

at the Institute of Animal Science to be filled as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will teach management and analysis of omics-data in agriculture in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences’ degree programs. Participation in teaching in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences is also required. The candidate should be able to teach both in German and in English.
The research focus of the Professorship should be on the development of bioinformatic methods and algorithms and the analysis of massive DNA and RNA data sets from livestock and associated microorganisms. This includes assembling and functional annotation of sequenced genes and transcripts as well as taxonomic and functional classification of data from microbiological multi-omics projects. Interdisciplinary collaboration with associated research groups of the University of Hohenheim is expected.
The position offers attractive conditions for first-time full professor appointees. Scientists with interest in the research focus and excellent methodological skills in Bioinformatics are encouraged to apply. Prerequisites for applicants are habilitation or an equivalent research and teaching record which may have been established during a Junior or Assistant Professorship.
The advertised position is tenured. If appointed as full professor for the first time, the University of Hohenheim reserves its right to probationary employment. With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.
University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and strongly encourages female scientists to apply. 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, and three key publications.
Please apply online at before the 31st of January 2018. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Dr. Reiner Doluschitz (
University of Hohenheim
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
70593 Stuttgart | Germany 

Closing date: 31.01.2018
Closing date: 31 January 2018 Published on on date 4 December 2017
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