Professor, Denmark (deadline March 7th)

 17th Dec 2020

Professorship in Management of animal welfare related production diseases in livestock herds

Department of Animal Science

Aarhus University, Denmark


The professor’s main activity will be to conduct and develop research, as well as research-based supervision/teaching and to contribute as an expert consultant to the Danish authorities. Internationally excellent applicants have the opportunity to achieve a competitive starting grant to boost the building of their research team.

The main focus in the position is on:

  • Development of methods for herd health and welfare management with special focus on animal-welfare-related production diseases in livestock production systems.
  • Development of methods to prevent and handle welfare-related production diseases in livestock production with special emphasis on dairy cattle herds. 
  • Identification of causes of production diseases and their effects on animal welfare.
  • Development of welfare indicators based on clinical measures and registration of data regarding production diseases for assessing animal welfare in livestock herds.

The position is available from 1 September 2021 or soon thereafter.

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