Associate Professor in Molecular Biology of Crops
The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and Technology at Aarhus University will appoint an Associate Professor in Molecular Biology of Crops. The position is open from March 2017.
The position is intended to strengthen the research in molecular biology of crops in the section of Crop Genetics and Biotechnology.
Applicants should have a strong record of original scientific production and must document research of international standard within the field of molecular biology/biotechnology of crops grown in Denmark.
The person appointed should have demonstrated dynamic leadership and is expected to establish a strong research group that can address both fundamental and applied aspects of molecular biology of crops in collaborations with relevant industrial partners.
Demonstrated success in fundraising is expected.
The Department has teaching responsibilities at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in plant molecular biology. Participation in teaching at all levels is expected. Research in the section of Crop Genetics and Biotechnology forms the basis for policy support to Danish ministries, and relevant participation in this support is expected.