Professor in Forest Soil Science

Professor in Forest Soil Science

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Umeå, Sweden

Subject Area

The subject area of this position is forest soil science with a focus on boreal and northern temperate forest ecosystems. The research comprises both fundamental and applied questions of relevance for the subject area, and may include biotic as well as abiotic components of the soil system.

Duties

The professor shall:

  • act in accordance with the vision, goals and basic values of SLU;
  • act in accordance with the departmental strategy by contributing to the development of scientifically based principles for management of forest ecosystems;
  • develop and lead an internationally successful environment for research and education;
  • apply for external funding in competition at national and international level;
  • contribute to knowledge about the forest landscape in managed and unmanaged environments;
  • lead, develop and participate in teaching and supervision of students at all levels;
  • collaborate with other researchers and the society regionally, nationally and internationally;
  • supervise PhD students and postdocs;
  • disseminate research findings.

Qualifications

The applicant shall:

  • have a PhD degree and have attained the rank of a Swedish “docent” (roughly: associate professor or reader) in a subject area relevant for the position, or equivalent scientific competence;
  • be scientifically skilled within the subject area of this appointment;
  • be pedagogically skilled;
  • have good ability to communicate in written and spoken English.

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