Postdoc Position in Crop Physiology and Climate Change

Updated: 16 days ago

06.07.2021, Wissenschaftliches Personal

The new Director of the Hans Eisenmann Forum (HEF) for Agricultural Sciences at the Technical University of Munich, Prof. Senthold Asseng is looking for an outstanding applicant for a Postdoc position in Crop Physiology and Climate Change.

The new Director of the Hans Eisenmann Forum (HEF) for Agricultural Sciences at the Technical University of Munich, Prof. Senthold Asseng, is looking for an outstanding applicant for a Postdoc position in Crop Physiology and Climate Change.

About us

Located in the prosperous capital of Bavaria and home to over 39,000 students, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of the world’s top universities (top 4 European technical universities in The World University Ranking, top 50 in Shanghai Ranking, top 10 in Global University Employability Ranking). It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education, and the active promotion of promising young scientists. TUM benefits from the healthy mix of companies and startups of all sizes headquartered in the region. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world.

The World Agricultural Systems Center, Hans Eisenmann Forum (HEF) for Agricultural Sciences of the Technical University of Munich is located at the campus in Weihenstephan. We network 30 agricultural chairs at TUM, support collaboration with other agricultural institutions on site, provide a platform for communication and dialogue with the various fields of agriculture and support the transfer of knowledge to society. A key initiative of HEF is the development and coordination of climate change impact and adaptation research in agriculture across campus.

Description

We are looking for an outstanding Postdoc in crop physiology/cropping systems modeling to carry out excellent research and develop, support and manage research networks in climate change impact and adaptation. This Postdoc position at the interface of research and science management will give you a unique opportunity to research on climate change issues related to agriculture, to develop strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation and to manage research networks. Please consider applying if you have a strong background in crop physiology and climate change.

We especially seek individuals who have experience and knowledge in crop physiology, combined with:

• Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing,

• Independence, self-reliant working style,

• Willingness and interest in learning about new and challenging topics,

• Team player,

• Good knowledge of German (speaking and writing)

Desirable experience and knowledge areas include:

• Crop modelling

• Field experimentation

• Research networks

What we offer

• Stimulating, high-paced environment for cutting-edge research in climate change impact and adaptation in agriculture.

• Pleasant working conditions with interesting and challenging tasks in managing research networks and collaboration with a talented and interdisciplinary scientific team.

• An exceptional opportunity to experience research in a highly inspiring international environment and to learn from some of the world's leading researchers.

• The opportunity to develop your professional research and leadership skills in a high-impact field with excellent career opportunities.

How to apply?

The following documents are needed for applications:

• A motivation letter describing your research interests, your qualifications, and why you would be a suitable candidate

• A detailed CV

• Academic transcripts from your Bachelor’s and Master’s and PhD degrees

• Name, address and Email of at least two references

Interested applicants should send the necessary documents in one PDF via email to:

Frau Claudia Luksch

c.luksch@wzw.tum.de

quoting “Postdoc Position in Crop physiology and climate change” in the e-mail subject line.

The position will be filled as soon as possible and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Preference will be given to applications received before 25 August, 2021.

TUM has been pursuing the strategic goal of substantially increasing the diversity of its staff. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, TUM explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university’s research and teaching strategies.

Preference will be given to disabled candidates with equal qualifications. International candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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Kontakt: c.luksch@wzw.tum.de


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