Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology

Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Uppsala, Sweden

Subject Area

Veterinary epidemiology involves mapping animal health, disease and disorders at the population level, as well as examining their distribution in space and time, and what factors may explain the variability in health status. In this way, veterinary epidemiology contributes to the development of preventive measures that promote the health, well-being and performance of animal populations.

Duties

The position includes:

  • to develop and lead internationally competitive research within the subject;
  • to develop and lead teaching of students at bachelor, master and PhD levels;
  • supervision of PhD students;
  • collaboration with research groups both within SLU and externally;
  • maintain existing, and develop new, national and international networks and collaborations with academia, relevant stakeholders, industries and businesses as well as society in general;
  • disseminate research findings and contribute with relevant knowledge to society;
  • applying for external research funding at both national and international level;
  • administrative assignments within the university;
  • be responsible for personnel and budget within the subject area.

The position includes theoretical and practical teaching as well as responsibility for research and postgraduate education in the field of veterinary epidemiology. The position entails collaboration with other units within and outside SLU to further advance organized preventive animal health care based on epidemiological principles.

Qualifications

The applicant shall:

  • be scientifically skilled within the subject of employment;
  • be pedagogically skilled and have the ability to integrate research in teaching;
  • be able to communicate the scientific approach to the students;
  • have documented experience of being main supervisor at the PhD level;
  • have demonstrated an ability to lead and develop a successful research team;
  • have a doctoral degree and the qualifications required to be appointed docent or equivalent;
  • have demonstrated ability to obtain external research funding.

The position requires a master’s degree in veterinary medicine or in animal science. Active research activity within the field of veterinary epidemiology is a requirement.

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