The Institute deals with the issue of nutrition of farm and hobby animals, cultivation of fodder and use of fodder plants for production and non-production purposes, production of solid and bulk fodder, quality and health safety of fodder, basics of veterinary science and diseases of farm animals. We are looking for a Academic staff member:

Assistant Professor for Departement of Animal Nutrition and Forage
Research field: supplementation of microelements in animal nutrition

What will you do?

  • ensuring the teaching of subjects focused on livestock diseases
  •  deal with research on the supplementation of microelements in the nutrition of farm animals and their influence on the biochemical parameters of the blood
  • management of final theses (bachelor and diploma) focused mainly on the influence of nutrition on farm animal diseases
  • work in the laboratory focused on the evaluation of biochemical indicators of blood, especially with an emphasis on microelements
  • publication and scientific activities

What do we require from you?

  • the qualification MVDr. and doctoral education, Ph.D
  • pedagogical skills in teaching subjects focused on livestock diseases
  • excellent Czech language for teaching students
  • ability to write professional and scientific articles in English and understanding of professional text
  • certificate of competence to design experiments and experiment projects
  • experience with evaluating biochemical parameters of blood, especially microelements

What else do we appreciate?

  • experience with project activities (submitting and solving projects)
  • the ability to organize teamwork
  • communication with students
  • independence and responsibility

What can we offer you?

  • very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
  • possibility of career advancement to a higher academic position – associate professor
  • meal allowance (Edenred Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • discounted for MultiSport Card
  • employer’s contribution to pension or life allowance insurance after 3 years of employment
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission

Expected start: September 2022, fixed-term employment contract for 2 years

Job status: 0,5

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team?

Send an application by August 21, 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications
  • overview of academic teaching

How do the selection procedure work for us? https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure