Full Professorship (W3) of Animal Nutrition and Dietetics (Chair)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Veterinary Faculty
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Veterinary Medicine
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
University and College
Jobseeker Type
Academic (e.g. 'Lecturer')

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Department of Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) of Animal Nutrition and Dietetics (Chair)

commencing on April 1st, 2024.

The post holder’s activities are expected to extend into teaching, research, and administration as well as services in the field of Animal Nutrition and Dietetics.

The successful candidate should be an internationally recognized scientist who employs cutting edge methods to make a substantial contribution to veterinary nutrition.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree in veterinary medicine or a comparable discipline, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at university level, excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising research program that comprises basic as well as applied research. International board certification in Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition is required. An excellent international network, substantial expertise in veterinary nutrition as well as experience in acquiring national and international third-party funding are mandatory requirements.

We expect intensive cooperation with the relevant scientific institutions within the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and the Munich research community to foster the establishment and further development of translational animal models for metabolic and nutritional research at LMU Munich.

According to domestic legal guidelines (TAppV) the successful applicant will be responsible for teaching veterinary students in feed stuff, nutrition and dietetics. Future courses should put a strong emphasis on veterinary nutrition and dietetics, while still in accordance with the requirements of the TAppV to strengthen the nutritional competence of future veterinarians.

As communication with students, staff, industry and stakeholder will require knowledge of spoken and written German, it is germane for the successful candidate to demonstrate the sincere willingness to become proficient in the German language.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications, teaching activities and third-party funding to the Dean of the Veterinary Faculty, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Veterinärstr. 13, 80539 München, Germany via email to dekanat08@lmu.de (one pdf with max. 10 MB) no later than March 26th, 2023.

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