Professor in Nutrition and Metabolism of Monogastric Mammals

Professor in Nutrition and Metabolism of Monogastric Mammals

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Uppsala, Sweden

Subject Area

The subject comprises nutritional physiology and metabolism of monogastric farm animals, dogs and cats, with links to environmental impact, sustainable food production, and animal health and welfare. The research goals are to improve the knowledge regarding interactions between nutrient supply, feeding and the animal's response at a molecular, cellular, organ and whole-animal level.

Duties

The candidate should, within the subject area:

  • develop and lead developing internationally competitive research;
  • develop and lead teaching at basic and advance level within the research area as well as related topics;
  • participate in PhD training and supervise PhD students;
  • apply for external research funding at both a national and international level;
  • collaborate with other researchers within SLU;
  • collaborate with researchers and other parties outside SLU;
  • advance and strengthen national and international networks within the research community, industry and society at large;
  • disseminate research findings and contribute with relevant knowledge to the society;
  • contribute to the strategic development of the department, faculty and SLU;
  • carry out administrative tasks, including budget responsibility, within the department;
  • use Swedish as the working language within four years.

Qualifications

The successful candidate shall:

  • have a PhD within animal science, veterinary medicine, biology or other area of relevance to the subject, and competence as associate professor (docent) or equivalent academic qualifications within the subject area;
  • have documented experience as main supervisor on doctoral level;
  • be a scholar of distinction within the subject area, specifically with respect to pigs;
  • have demonstrated a proven ability to lead and develop a successful research group;
  • have a proven ability to obtain external research funding in competition;
  • demonstrate teaching experience and have the ability to integrate research and scientific approaches into both teaching and other pedagogical work;
  • have a good ability to communicate in English.

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