November 27, 2023   •   News

3-year Assistant Professor Position at Aarhus University, Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Application Deadline: 14 December 2023

Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for a 3-year assistant professor position in grazing systems for dairy cows with a special focus on nutrition and reduction of environmental and climate impact, starting on 1 April 2024 or soon thereafter.

The position

We seek a candidate with a strong background in animal science, veterinary science, or biology. The candidate should have focus and interest in ruminant nutrition and the effects of ruminant production on environment and climate.

Experience in conducting, analysing, and publishing animal experiments with cattle is a prerequisite, and the candidate must have a good track-record within grazing systems and feeding strategies and technologies to reduce enteric methane from cattle. This knowledge is expected to be transferred to use within other herbivores as well.

The candidate must have good collaborative and English communication skills.
The candidate will be part of an active and dynamic research group, internationally recognized for its research within ruminant nutrition and in the green transition of agriculture.

To support the development of the research area, the candidate is expected to contribute to attract external funding within this area of research and lead projects.

The candidate will participate in knowledge exchange with public authority service and industry as well as teaching and supervision at bachelor, master, and PhD levels in animal and veterinary sciences.