University of Bonn (Uni Bonn)

W3 Professorship “Plant Breeding“

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn

Bonn, Germany

The Faculty of Agriculture of the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn invites applications for the

W3 Professorship “Plant Breeding“

We aim to fill this permanent position with a candidate with an excellent, internationally visible and future-oriented research profile in the area of quantitative genetics of functional traits in crop plants. The professorship is essential for the excellence cluster ‘PhenoRob’. Moreover, the professorship will be integrated in regional research networks such as the “Bioeconomy Science Center” and the “DFG research training group GRK 2064: Water use efficiency and drought stress responses”. The successful acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects and interest in coordinating research programs are expected. The applicant will teach plant breeding in B.Sc.- und M.Sc.-study courses in German and English language.

The conditions of employment are according to §36 Hochschulgesetz NRW.

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has a dual career service. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and to particularly facilitate their careers. Therefore, the University of Bonn strongly encourages applications from qualified women. Applications will be handled in accordance with the State Gender Equality Act (“Landesgleichstellungsgesetz”). Applications from qualified individuals with a certified severe disability and from those of equal status are particularly welcome.

Applications in German or English language including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic certificates, list of publications, teaching experience, extramural funding and research statement should be sent electronically as a single PDF not later than August 15th, 2019 to the Dean of the Agricultural Faculty, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 174, 53115 Bonn, email:


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W3 Professorship “Plant Breeding“