Vacancies & Job Offers

Professor in nutritional immunology

The Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, invites applications for a professorship in Nutritional immunology. Please read the vacancy announcement.

Researchers in the area of Quantitative Genetics and a Project Leader/Researcher (Conservation of Genetic Diversity) at WUR-ABG (Wageningen, The Netherlands)

The positions are available within Wageningen University & Research Animal Breeding and Genomics, that combines the activities of Wageningen Livestock Research and Wageningen University in the field of animal breeding and genomics. This also includes close collaboration with the Centre for Genetic Resources, in the Netherlands. The candidates will be employed at Wageningen Livestock Research in Wageningen. For further information and applications, please read the vacancy announcement.


Postdoc in Quantitative Genomics and Bioinformatics at DTU – Technical University of Denmark (Kongens Lyngby, Denmark)

The Department of Bio and Health Informatics at the Technical University of Denmark is seeking a highly talented and motivated full-time postdoc for 2 years, from 1st July 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is limited to 2 years. For further information and applications, please consult the vacancy announcement.


Scientific Assistant / Post Doc „Livestock Physiology“ (University of Bonn, Germany)


PhD position offered at KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)

KU Leuven, and particularly its Division of Animal and Human Health Engineering, is currently offering a PhD position on “real-time pig aggression monitoring using image analysis”. The successful candidate will conduct a project aimed at the development of a health and welfare monitor for animals based on automatic detection of visual behaviour parameters. For further information and applications, please read the vacancy announcement.


Data Coordination Engineer needed by European Bioinformatics Institute (Cambridge, UK)

The Data Coordination and Archiving team seeks a highly motivated Data Coordination Engineer to work in Vertebrate Data Coordination at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), which is located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK. The successful applicant will support the FAANG and IMAGE. For further information and applications, please read the vacancy announcement.


32 Research scientists requested by INRA (France, various locations)

INRA is recruiting 32 research scientists to reinforce its teams. Positions are open to all nationalities. Applications are open from 26th January to 1st March (for online applications) or 3rd March 2017 (for paper applications). Positions are offered in numerous fields of research, such as: human nutrition, intestinal microbiota, plant genetics, animal genetics, quantitative genetics, population dynamics and genomics, neurobiology of behaviour, animal nutrition, plant ecophysiology. For further information and applications, please visit INRA website.


Independent Research Group Leader at Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (Dummerstorf, Germany)

Leibniz-FBN has an open vacancy for an Independent Research Group Leader/Head of Division who will complement and synergize with the Institute’s existing programmes. Areas of particular interest include: 1. Epigenetics & Programming; 2. Molecular evolution, domestication and selection. The candidate is expected to conduct independent research in these fields with relevance for current aspects of fundamental and applied farm animal biology. For further information and application requirements, please read the vacancy announcement.


PhD opportunity at the University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland)

A PhD project on sheep reproductive physiology and immunology is available under a EU Funded ERA-Net project, “Sustainable Sheep Production” (SusSheP). The overall objective of this PhD project is to examine the underlying molecular mechanisms regulating sperm transport in European ewe breeds known to have divergent fertility following cervical insemination. The successful candidate will register with the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Limerick for a 4-year Ph.D. degree. For further information and applications, please read the vacancy announcement.


PhD position at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – SLU (Uppsala, Sweden)

The SLU Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics in Uppsala is recruiting a PhD student in the research education subject of animal science (specialization: molecular genetics). The successful candidate will take advantage of the remarkable phenotypic variation among horses to search their entire genome for mutations that regulate hair growth, using state-of-the-art genomics technologies (high-density array data, whole genome sequencing and advanced bioinformatics). For further information and applications, please read the vacancy announcement.


Assistant Professor or above at American University of Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon)

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, at the American University of Beirut seeks a full-time faculty appointee who will develop distinguished research and teaching programs in the field of Animal Physiology. The appointment will be at the level of Assistant Professor or above, starting August 15, 2017. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses (four per year – fall and spring semesters) in animal anatomy and physiology, livestock production, and animal systems, bovine and small ruminant adaptation to arid and semiarid environments and other courses consistent with both the needs of the department and the expertise of the candidate. For further information and applications, please read the vacancy announcement.