Junior Professorship of Livestock Genomics
Humboldt University of Berlin Faculty of Life Sciences

Code number
JP / 006/20

Category (s)
Junior professorships

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Place of use
Faculty of Life Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences

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The Faculty of Life Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute for Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, offers a

Junior Professorship (W1) for „Livestock Genomics“

The professorship is to be filled by 01.10.2021. The professorship is funded by the W1/W2-position programme for female scientists (women's promotion programme of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin).This is a W3 tenure track position. In order to verify whether the individual performance meets the requirements of a permanent employment, an evaluation process will be opened not later than five years of service. Tenure track professors at the HU Berlin are expected to carry out research and teach, as well as be active on various university committees and acquire leadership and management skills. The concrete requirements out of the framework catalogue [https://hu.berlin/tenuretrack_katalog] will be specified in the course of the appointment process.

We are looking for an internationally recognized young researcher with a strong scientific track record documented by projects and publications who will complement the Thaer Institute in the field of farm animal genomics. The professorship shall contribute to the transformation process in livestock production and resource conservation through appropriate breeding measures. The research focus shall lie in genomic animal breeding for the promotion of resilience, animal health and resource conservation.

The commitment to cooperate closely with other disciplines within and outside of the Faculty of Life Sciences, in particular with the FoodBerlin Research Network and the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the Freie Universität is expected.

Teaching is undertaken in general and special livestock breeding undergraduate and graduate courses.

The applicants must meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 102c combined with § 102a of the 'Berliner Hochschulgesetz'.

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Researchers from abroad are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.

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Please send your application, and quoting the reference number JP/006/20 to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of the Faculty for Life Sciences, Prof. Grimm, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form in one pdf file to: berufungen.lewi@hu-berlin.de. Please take note of the instructions concerning application documents on our website: https://hu.berlin/lewi_berufung. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.


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