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Research assistant - health and welfare in pig herds

Aarhus Universitet

Viborg, Midtjylland

Indrykket
10-08-2019
Kontakt
Aarhus Universitet
Blichers Alle 20
8830
Tjele
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
10-08-2019
Udløber
11-08-2019
Kviknummer
330056586
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Forskningsassistent
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

Department of Animal Science offers a one-year position as a research assistant available from 1 October 2019 or soon thereafter.

Are you interested in the health and welfare of organic and conventional pig herds? We offer a challenging job in a dynamic research environment, working interdisciplinary with epidemiology and management and focusing on teamwork. The unit consists of a mixed group of researchers, including veterinarians, agronomists, biologists and anthropologists.

The position, which offers the opportunity for professional development in quantitative as well as qualitative methods, includes research within health management and welfare assessment in pig herds.

Tasks

  • Planning and execution of studies in private pig herds
  • Collection of clinical data from livestock
  • Analysing the correlations between health and welfare parameters and production data in pig herds
  • Contribution to publishing and other relevant dissemination

Qualifications
For the position, we emphasize the importance of:
  • A relevant Master’s degree from the university with interest in epidemiology
  • Experience as a practising veterinarian or counsellor
  • Ability and interest for teamwork and interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Ability and interest for research with the goal of obtaining a PhD or postdoc position within the department

Place of Work and area of Employment
The place of work is Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Further information regarding the position will be provided by contacting Professor Jan Tind Sørensen by phone (+45 8715 7923) or e-mail (jantind.sorensen@anis.au.dk)

Your application must be submitted online no later than 11 August 2019.

Application procedure
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Ansøgningsfrist:
11. august 2019

 

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Aarhus Universitet
Blichers Alle 20
8830
Tjele
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
10-08-2019
Udløber
11-08-2019
Kviknummer
330056586
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Forskningsassistent
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale
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