Professor of Sustainable Cropping Systems

Professor of Sustainable Cropping Systems

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Alnarp, Sweden

Description of the subject area

The general subject area for the professorship is Sustainable Cropping Systems. Research in this area develops the knowledge on interactions between cultivated crops, the soil, weeds, cultivation methods and the environment, in a systems perspective, for the sustainable development of cropping systems in Sweden and globally. Future challenges include a sustainable production of field crops including vegetables and non-food, adaptation to and mitigation of climate change as well as technical change due to digitalisation and automation, and contribution to a bio-based circular economy.

Duties

The professor within the subject area must:

  • develop the research program;
  • lead and develop teaching at all levels;
  • actively work to obtain external research funding;
  • actively disseminate research findings and contribute relevant knowledge to society;
  • develop and maintain networks and collaborations within academia and with relevant agencies, the agricultural sector, stakeholders and other parts of society;
  • collaborate with researchers within and outside SLU for strengthening the university´s interdisciplinary research in cropping systems.

Qualifications required

The successful candidate must:

  • have a PhD and competence as associate professor (docent) or equivalent;
  • be scientifically skilled within the subject area;
  • be pedagogically skilled;
  • have very good abilities to express him/herself in English writing and speaking and be able to teach in Swedish/Scandinavian within two years.

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