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University of 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:


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 Developmental Biology.

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 disabilities.

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

Please apply online at https://www.uni-hohenheim.de/prof-appt-portal before January 12th 2017. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Dr. Vögele (Ralf.Voegele@uni-hohenheim.de).

University of Hohenheim
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (300)
70593 Stuttgart

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Closing date: 12.01.2017
Closing date: 12 January 2017 Published on academics.com on date 1 December 2016
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