Professor in Food Production from Animal Derived Foods, Based on Ley and Forage

Professor in Food Production from Animal Derived Foods, Based on Ley and Forage

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science

Umeå, Sweden

Subject area

The subject concerns the use of ley and forage for ruminants, with focus on dairy cows, for production of animal derived food.

Duties

The candidate, should, within the subject area:

  • develop and lead internationally recognized research and a successful research group;
  • develop and lead education at basic and advance level, including doctoral education;
  • collaborate and participate in teaching at basic, advanced and PhD level at all SLU’s campuses;
  • develop and lead teaching in close collaboration with other teachers at the department, faculty and university;
  • actively participate in PhD training and supervising PhD students;
  • able to teach in Swedish within four years;
  • develop and maintain regional, national and international networks and collaborations with academia, relevant agencies, organizations, the industry and stakeholders;
  • collaborate with others within the department and at other departments within and outside SLU;
  • disseminate and communicate research findings and contribute with relevant knowledge to society;
  • apply for external research funding at national and international level;
  • support the strategic development and goals of SLU.

In addition to providing education within the subject, lecturing within related areas at undergraduate level may also be required. Administrative duties are a part of the job.

Qualifications

The successful candidate shall:

  • have a PhD in Animal Science and competence as associate professor (docent) or equivalent academic qualifications;
  • be scientifically skilled within the subject area of this appointment;
  • have documented experience as main supervisor of PhD students;
  • have demonstrated a proven ability to lead and develop an successful research group;
  • have a proven ability to obtain external research funding in competition;
  • be pedagogically skilled and have the ability to integrate research and scientific approaches into both teaching and other pedagogical work;
  • have a very good ability to communicate in written and spoken English.

Assessment criteria

The assessment criteria for appointment as a professor will primarily be based on the degree to which the applicant possesses the required qualifications specified for the position.

The assessment of scientific skills will consider:

  • past and ongoing research;
  • ability to independently initiate and lead outstanding research;
  • ability to obtain external research funding in competition.

The assessment of pedagogic skills will consider:

  • training in teaching in higher education or equivalent knowledge;
  • planning, conducting and evaluating teaching and research;
  • experience of supervision and examination of doctoral students;
  • pedagogic reflection and vision.

Furthermore, the assessment will consider the applicant’s degree of skills in:

  • develop and managing activities and staff within the academy;
  • collaborate with other research environments, relevant stakeholders and society;
  • ability to distribute research findings and development projects.

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