University of Bonn (Uni Bonn)

W3-Professorship “Nutritional Physiology“

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

Bonn, Germany

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

W3-Professorship “Nutritional Physiology“

This permanent position is to be filled starting March 1st, 2021.

We seek to appoint a candidate with outstanding, internationally recognized expertise in a topical, future-oriented field of nutrition research with a focus on human physiology. Expertise in human intervention studies is expected. The area of research should complement the current fields of research at the Institute of Nutrition and Food Sciences.

In addition, the successful candidate is expected to engage in collaborations with research groups at the Agricultural Faculty and the University, as well as with national and international research institutions with respect to existing and prospective research networks.

Teaching is required in the bachelor degree program in Nutrition and Food Sciences and in the master degree program in Human Nutrition (soon-to-be Nutrition Sciences).

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 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, certificates, list of publications, teaching experience incl. evaluations, extramural funding, and research statement should be sent electronically as a single PDF file to the Dean of the Agricultural Faculty, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee 174, 53115 Bonn, email:, no later than December 10th, 2019.


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W3-Professorship “Nutritional Physiology“