Professor position in Plant Sciences available at the Department of Biology, UNIFR (CH)

The Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and the Department of Biology ( invite applications for an open-rank position of a Professor in Plant Science.

The Department of Biology in University of Fribourg, Switzerland, has a strong commitment to provide an outstanding research environment in life sciences with strong dedication for excellent teaching.

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2020.

Qualified applicants must have an outstanding track record of research in molecular and/or cellular aspects of plant development, physiology, or interaction with other organisms. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to, plant disease, crop evolution, pest control, stress resistance, and food security. The candidate is expected to use modern approaches such as state-of-the-art genetics, high-throughput -omics, and/or bioinformatic approaches. The candidate will teach at the Bachelor level and contribute to the future master program “Environmental Biology” and/or the master program “Bioinformatics and Computational Biology”. Teaching experience at university level is expected. The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized competitive research program sustained by external funding.

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