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W3 Professorship for Nutrigenomics

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Justus Liebig University Giessen

The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Management invites candidates to apply for a

W3 Professorship for Nutrigenomics
as of now

Reference is made to 61 section 7 Hessisches Hochschulgesetz (HHG) and to conditions of employment based on 62 HHG. Proficient knowledge of German is expected. The successful candidate will represent the faculty in teaching and research as follows:

Teaching has to be carried out in the B.Sc. and M.Sc. Programs of the faculty. Main focus in academic teaching should be given to the biological basis of nutrient-gene interaction and relevant analytical techniques. It is expected that the lectures will be also offered in English. Participation in the further development of study programs is requested.

The holder of the professorship is expected to focus the scientific research on the human genome and the role of the genetic variance in the response towards nutritive factors as a base for the development of genotype based personalized nutrition concepts. The applicant should be able to document publications with a focus on Nutrigenomics in international peer-reviewed and high-ranked journals. Experience in raising third-party funds and in carrying out research projects is a prerequisite.

Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates to apply. JLU pursues the goal at faculty leadership level of increased competence in dealing with gender and family-related issues. JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference.

Please send your letter of application (no e-mails, please) with a CV and a documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to: The President of Justus Liebig University Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany, quoting reference number 9-01/17. Applications must be received by March 20th, 2017 at the latest.

Candidates are strongly recommended to refer to our webpage on employment and application procedures at:

Please submit only copies of your application documents as they cannot be returned after the application procedure has been completed.

Status: Professor
Location: Gießen, GERMANY
Advert Published: 16 Feb 2017
Expiry date: 18 Mar 2017
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