Assistant Professor – Research field: supplementation of microelements in animal nutrition

The Institute deals with the issue of nutrition of farm and hobby animals, cultivation of fodder and use of fodder plants for production and non-production purposes, production of solid and bulk fodder, quality and health safety of fodder, basics of veterinary science and diseases of farm animals. We are looking for a Academic staff member:

Assistant Professor for Departement of Animal Nutrition and Forage
Research field: supplementation of microelements in animal nutrition

What will you do?

  • ensuring the teaching of subjects focused on livestock diseases
  •  deal with research on the supplementation of microelements in the nutrition of farm animals and their influence on the biochemical parameters of the blood
  • management of final theses (bachelor and diploma) focused mainly on the influence of nutrition on farm animal diseases
  • work in the laboratory focused on the evaluation of biochemical indicators of blood, especially with an emphasis on microelements
  • publication and scientific activities

What do we require from you?

  • the qualification MVDr. and doctoral education, Ph.D
  • pedagogical skills in teaching subjects focused on livestock diseases
  • excellent Czech language for teaching students
  • ability to write professional and scientific articles in English and understanding of professional text
  • certificate of competence to design experiments and experiment projects
  • experience with evaluating biochemical parameters of blood, especially microelements

What else do we appreciate?

  • experience with project activities (submitting and solving projects)
  • the ability to organize teamwork
  • communication with students
  • independence and responsibility

What can we offer you?

  • very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
  • possibility of career advancement to a higher academic position - associate professor
  • meal allowance (Edenred Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • discounted for MultiSport Card
  • employer's contribution to pension or life allowance insurance after 3 years of employment
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission

Expected start: September 2022, fixed-term employment contract for 2 years

Job status: 0,5

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team?

Send an application by August 21, 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications
  • overview of academic teaching

How do the selection procedure work for us? https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure