Vacancies & Job Offers

Animal Welfare, open rank

The position is a joint position between the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in collaboration with the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). (The individualized link to apply is on the bottom of the job advertisement.) – DL to apply 31 January 2019


Academic Positions: Scientific career positions in metabolomics 1017054

The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites highly qualified applicants for a position as assistant professor or researcher in metabolomics and bioinformatics in farm animals available from 1 March 2019 or soon thereafter. Aarhus University offers talented scientists attractive career perspectives. An internationally excellent applicant at assistant professor/researcher level has the opportunity to achieve a tenure track position, which means that the successful candidate will be appointed for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based advancement to a tenured position as associate professor or senior scientist. Internationally excellent applicants have the opportunity to apply for a competitive starting grant to boost the building of their research team. For more information click here


International PhD Position in Animal Science (Hong Kong – New York)

The general research topic is about Livestock Physiology – more specifically about understanding ways of metabolic regulation in farm animals by using metabolomics techniques, with a primary focus on metabolic disorders in transition cows.

This is a 4-years program and you will be based at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, City University of Hong Kong. The program is managed in collaboration with the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. A scholarship is available for students with an outstanding academic record and research experience from animal science and veterinary medicine or similar disciplines. A strong interest in biochemistry, cell physiology and bioinformatics is fundamental. Applications are welcome now; starting date will be in 2019. If you are interested or have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact: Dr. Ákos Kenéz,


Assistant Professor Department of Animal Sciences (ILLINOIS-USA)

This position is part of an initiative at the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to contribute to the improvement of global human and environmental health via the food system. We intend to dramatically strengthen and expand our capacity in this arena through a seven-position cluster hire focused on Food and Agricultural Systems for Global Health. Faculty hired into these positions will lead college-wide efforts in food security and global health, and participate in related campus priorities, including the Nutrition and Food Security theme of the campus strategic plan (, the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, and Carle-Illinois College of Medicine, among others.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in Animal Sciences, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, or a closely related technical field, a commitment to teaching, and an ability to establish an externally funded, internationally-recognized program of research.

Application Process: to ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by November 2, 2018. The search will remain open until suitable candidates are identified. Candidates may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. To apply, please create a candidate profile at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement (including future plans), a statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references. References will be requested for all submitted applications; references will be contacted within 2-3 days of submission to provide this information. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be given full consideration.

For further information, please contact search chair
Dr. Ryan Dilger (;217-333-2006) or department head Dr. Rodney Johnson (;217-244-1681). For technical assistance with the online
application process, call 217-333-6747 or email