Germany (DE)
01 Mar 2018
01 Apr 2018
Contract Type

The Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, invites applications for a

“Animal Health Manageme

The candidate should represent the specific field of animal health management in research and teaching at the Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences.

The announcement is directed at veterinarians as well as agricultural scientists.

We seek an individual with a suitable professional career, recognized scientific publications and experience in farming hygiene, applied reproductive physiology, animal health care and disease diagnosis, particularly on the herd scale. The necessary skills in anatomy, physiology and health care of farm animals are required. In addition to teaching agricultural sciences the candidate is expected to teach students of nutritional sciences the production and quality assessment of animal-derived food including food hygiene and microbiology.

The focus of the animal science research of other professors in the faculty is on behavioural physiology, stress biology, genome analysis and markerassociated selection as well as on breeding methods, estimation of breeding values, animal nutrition including feed sciences, nutritional diseases and dietetics. The candidate`s research should be focused accordingly.

Successful candidates are expected to have the following qualifications: PhD and post-doctoral experience at a university or equivalent research institution, with a reputation as an active member in the international academic community, habilitation or equivalent qualification in the relevant field. The applicant must have excellent research and teaching skills as demonstrated by both the acquisition of external funding and by his/her teaching record. The candidate should be able to demonstrate both a successful professional career and publication record and, in particular, show relevant experience in teaching and research.

Further duties of the successful applicant are listed in Article 34 of the University Act of Saxony-Anhalt (Hochschulgesetz des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt).

The Martin Luther University offers good possibilities to combine professional and family arrangements. The University encourages female and disabled candidates to apply.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic certificates, description of professional career, list of publications, record of acquired research grants, and teaching record. Please also provide a resume of past and future research interests as well as concepts for research collaboration with other groups (max. 3 pages).

The complete application should be sent both electronically by e-mail (integrated pdf file less than 5 MB) as well as in paper form on or before March 30th 2018 to the following address: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät III, Dekan Prof. Dr. Matthias Müller-Hannemann, 06099 Halle (Saale), Germany. E-mail by clicking the apply button..

Salary is according to legal and budgetary conditions. Costs of the application are not reimbursable.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Annette Zeyner (phone: +49 345 55 22716, fax: +49 345 55 27050, e-mail:

Please note: Applications to this email address will not be considered.