Open Rank Faculty Position in AgroBiotech and Digital Agriculture

Skolkovo, Russia
29 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Skoltech is seeking application of for tenure track and tenured faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor) to its Center for Life Sciences.

The candidate should hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) in biology, biotechnology, genetics, biochemistry, or bioinformatics. He/she should have substantial expertise in plant or animal genetics or other related disciplines, proven experience of establishing independent sustainable research, educational and innovation programs in conjunction with CLS established MS and PhD  programs. Of particular interest are those candidates with expertise in digital agriculture, agrotechnologies and agrobiotech.

Competitive salary, relocation package, housing allowance.

How to apply:

The application must be submitted online at

Review of applications will continue until the positions have been filled.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

  1. cover letter,
  2. curriculum vitae,
  3. two-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy,
  4. statement of research plans,
  5. innovation statement, and
  6. the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

The application submission deadline is August 10, 2019. The selection of candidates for the position starts immediately until the position is filled.

Skoltech is committed to diversity and equality, and all applicants are invited to apply regardless of their gender, race or nationality.