The department of Animal Nutrition and Rangeland Management in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, wants to hire a researcher for Postdoctoral position (13 TV-L, 100%) in the field of Rangeland Management and Grazing Ecology starting December 2017. Successful candidate will be expected to 1. Developing research proposals and conducting research with the focus on rangeland management and plant-livestock interactions in grazing-based livestock systems; 2. Contributing to English master courses on rangeland management and resource use in livestock systems; and 3. Supervision of Bachelor, Master, and doctoral students. The contract is for one year with a possiblity of extension.
The conApplicants must have a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline such as range or grazing ecology, vegetation science, and/or ethology. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable in modern approaches to study rangeland vegetation, grazing behaviour and/or the nutritional status of grazing animals. He/she demonstrates good skills in English language (both written and oral) and scientific writing. Experience in field research (in tropical countries) is advantageous. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favored.
Send your application including a letter of motivation, CV, a list of publications, and an abstract of main research interests to: Jun. Prof. Uta Dickhoefer, Animal Nutrition and Rangeland Management in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany.
The application deadline: 15 October 2017
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