Assistant Professor - Sustainable Animal Husbandry

Prague (CZ)
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant Professor - Sustainable Animal Husbandry

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS), Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences is inviting candidates to take a job at the Department of Animal Science and Food Processing as an assistant professor in a field of Sustainable Animal Husbandry.

Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Employer: Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, CULS Prague
Job type: Full Time (Half Time also possible)
Starting date: January/February 2019
Term contract duration: 12 months with the possibility of extension 

Objectives/Job description:
The position of assistant professor is including scientific research and teaching. It is expected to establish an independent research and projects focused on sustainable animal husbandry, especially in developing countries. 

We are offering work in a dynamic collective of the Department of Animal Science and Food Processing; own farm of common eland, guanacos and cattle at the University Farm Estate Lány for research; possibility of research of exotic breeds and species of bovids in tropics or zoological gardens; personal salary assessment according to publication activity and teaching; employee benefits.
To be considered for a position, applicants must meet all these requirements:

PhD in animal husbandry, agriculture, veterinary sciences or similar disciplines. Experience with giving lectures in English. At least 3 scientific publications with IF in the field of animal husbandry.
Knowledge of the principles of organic farming, sustainable animal husbandry and pastoral management of animals. Willingness to actively participate on projects in developing countries.

Practical experience from tropical areas and developing countries is preferred. Experience with project realisation and proposals is welcome. 

Application should contain:

  • CV (available on request via email
  • Diploma, diploma supplement (with nostrification if necessary)
  • CV with list of publications 
  • Other documents confirming research activities and qualifications

Application deadline:
Please apply before 15.12.2018 by sending all required documents to . Any questions should be directed to the same email.

About the employer:
The Department of Animal Science and Food Processing, Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, CULS Prague is a university organisational unit providing education to BSc, MSc and PhD students in the field of animal husbandry and wildlife management. Research activities are covering areas of animal physiology and behaviour, mammalian molecular ecology and wildlife management and conservation.

Areas of Research 
Animal sciences, Animal husbandry, Sustainable agriculture