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Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Depart­ment of Veter­in­ary Medi­cine | Clin­ical Cen­ter for Farm Anim­als

Uni­versity pro­fess­or­ship for Dis­eases of Swine

Salary grade: W3 or equi­val­ent
Ref­er­ence code: 080172

Work­ing field:

The suc­cess­ful applic­ant will cover research, teach­ing, and ser­vice in the clin­ical dis­cip­lines of herd health man­age­ment, repro­duc­tion, and internal and sur­gical dis­eases of swine.

The pro­fess­or­ship includes the respons­ib­il­ity of lead­ing the Divi­sion for Swines at the Clin­ical Cen­ter for Farm Anim­als.

Appoint­ment require­ments are gov­erned by Art­icle 100 of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act (Ber­liner Hoch­schul­ge­setz – Ber­lHG).

Suc­cess­ful can­did­ates should hold a uni­versity degree in veter­in­ary medi­cine as well as be qual­i­fied as a spe­cial­ized veter­in­arian for swine pur­su­ant to Art­icle 100, para­graph 5 of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act and/or a dip­lo­mate of the European Col­lege of Por­cine Health Man­age­ment. They should be able to demon­strate aca­demic accom­plish­ments (as defined by Art­icle 100, para­graphs 2 and 6 Ber­lHG) in the field of swine-spe­cific veter­in­ary sci­ence. In addi­tion, can­did­ates for the pos­i­tion will have par­ti­cip­ated in inter­na­tion­ally recog­nized research pro­jects focused on pre­vent­ing and treat­ing infec­tious dis­eases as well as swine fer­til­ity man­age­ment. They should also be able to show that they have exper­i­ence in herd health man­age­ment, dia­gnostic care of pig pop­u­la­tions, as well as col­lect­ing and record­ing animal wel­fare indic­at­ors in pig pop­u­la­tions. Exper­i­ence in teach­ing at the uni­versity level, includ­ing post­gradu­ate train­ing and edu­ca­tion, is a fur­ther pre­requis­ite. The applic­ants should also be able to demon­strate exper­i­ence in acquir­ing and lead­ing extern­ally fun­ded re-search pro­jects.

Along with the reg­u­lar offi­cial duties of pro­fess­ors lis­ted in Art­icle 99 of the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act, we expect the appointee to engage in the fol­low­ing activ­it­ies:

The new pro­fessor will develop new research areas and con­tinue to build on exist­ing ones. They will also be expec­ted to work together closely with the work­ing groups within the Veter­in­ary Cen­ter for Res­ist­ance Research at the Depart­ment of Veter­in­ary Medi­cine at Freie Uni­versität Ber­lin and integ­rate their research into those struc­tures. Moreover, the pro­fessor will cooper­ate with other insti­tu­tions and work­ing groups at Freie Uni­versität Ber­lin as well as rel­ev­ant research insti­tu­tions in the Ber­lin/Branden­burg met­ro­pol­itan region. It will be also expec­ted to teach courses in ways that are sens­it­ive to gender and diversity issues.

How to ap­ply:

Applic­a­tions should include a CV, cop­ies of all cer­ti­fic­ates of aca­demic qual­i­fic­a­tion in Ger­man or Eng­lish; let­ters of appoint­ment (please add trans­la­tions if applic­able), a list of pub­lic­a­tions, a list of courses pre­vi­ously taught and evid­ence of teach­ing aptitude. Please include inform­a­tion on involve­ment in ongo­ing and future research endeavors, joint research pro­jects, extern­ally fun­ded pro-jects and, if neces­sary, lan­guage cer­ti­fic­ates. If applic­able, please give inform­a­tion on part­ner­ships with industry, inven­tions/pat­ents, and spin-offs.
All mater­i­als, includ­ing a per­sonal postal address and email address, must be received no later than Octo­ber 29th, 2020, prefer­ably elec­tron­ic­ally. Please indic­ate the ref­er­ence code for the pos­i­tion when you sub­mit your mater­i­als in one PDF file (max­imum 5 MB), to the fol­low­ing address:

Freie Uni­versität Ber­lin
Fachbereich Veter­inärmed­izin
Prof. Jür­gen Zen­tek
Oertzen­weg 19 b
14163 Ber­lin

Applic­a­tion guidelines, gen­eral inform­a­tion on the appoint­ment pro­ced­ure, appoint­ment require­ments for pro­fess­or­ships at Freie Uni­versität Ber­lin, and the reg­u­la­tions defined by the Ber­lin Higher Edu­ca­tion Act that are rel­ev­ant to pro­fess­or­ships (Art­icles 99, 100, 101, 102 a,102c Ber­lHG) can be found online:

Freie Uni­versität Ber­lin is an equal oppor­tun­ity employer.