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Tenure track position in plant pathology

Tenure track position in plant pathology

Aarhus University, Denmark

 

The Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University in Slagelse, Denmark, invites applications for a tenure track position in plant pathology.

The successful candidate will be part of a plant pathology research environment that is among the leading in Europe with research programs in molecular diagnostics, epidemiology, ecology, and prevention and control of plant diseases in agriculture. The department hosts the Global Rust Reference Center.

The candidate will have the opportunity to develop a research area within plant pathology for one or more of the diseases affecting important broadleaved arable crops or high-value crops.

Depending on the profile of the candidate, host resistance, pathogen virulence, host-pathogen interactions and pathogen biology/ecology/epidemiology could be part of the research program. The program could include, but is not restricted to, host interactions and biology and control of soil-borne pathogens/nematodes, pathogens affecting high-value crops and/or seed-borne pathogens. We are interested in applicants with experience in classical as well as molecular plant pathology.

The selected candidate is expected to:
• build up innovative research within the described research areas
• develop competitive grant proposals
• contribute to teaching in plant pathology
• contribute to advisory activities to Danish ministries and authorities
• supervise Master and PhD level students

Qualifications
• PhD degree and post doc research experience within plant pathology
• Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed ISI journals
• Teaching experience at MSc and PhD level
• Experience in international research collaboration and networking

 

More information to be found here

Location: 
Aarhus University, DK
Deadline: 
01/07/2017

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