Professor of Agricultural Management
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

Professor of Agricultural Management

Germany 22 Feb 2021


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22 Feb 2021
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Welcome to the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, which is one of the leading research universities in Saxony-Anhalt. As an innovative university in central Germany, we offer research and teaching on an international level as well as excellent degree programs and living conditions. With more than 80-degree programs, we provide students with the freedom to develop their own personal interests. Most importantly, we prepare about 7,000 German and international students for a successful start with their professional careers.

The Bernburg-based Department of Agriculture, Ecotrophology and Landscape Development invites applications for the position of

Professor of Agricultural Management (Bes.-Group W 3)

which is to be filled at the earliest possible date.

Task Area:

The professorship builds profile for the agriculture-oriented bachelor and master degree programs. The professorship carries therefore wide responsibility for the coordination of agricultural topics in teaching and research at the department.

The candidate will represent agricultural business management in the agricultural study programs (Bachelor and Master) as well as in the field of business management in teaching. The subject areas are to be taught with application-oriented methods and with a strong focus on clear reference to modern digital planning instruments as well as on the standard common farm management systems. The professorship requires a high level of commitment supervising bachelor and master theses, student projects and excursions as well as the strategic development of agricultural study programs. With regard to applied research, interdisciplinary cooperation with other departments at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and the corresponding institutions in the state of Saxony-Anhalt is expected. It is expected that the candidate has experience with international cooperative projects/research. The willingness to actively participate on the committees that deal with collaborative academic management processes as well as being wholly committed to the further development of the study programs in the field of agriculture is required. The international collaboration are ausdrücklich erwünscht.

Requirement profile:

We are seeking a designated personality in the area agricultural area with practical experience in farm management and/or agricultural business consultancy. The candidate should represent and develop the profile of agricultural management in teaching and research. The candidate should have a relevant degree in an agricultural science and have a doctorate degree.

The candidate should have high expertise in the acquisition and implementation of the international and national collaborative projects in the area of agribusiness and strong network in those areas. Experience in teaching and supervision of the degree thesis and intercultural competences are welcome.

Anhalt University wishes to increase the proportion of women among its academic personnel and thus expressively encourages qualified women to apply for the post. The requirements of SGB IX apply to severely disabled candidates with essentially the same qualifications and professional performance.

Hiring requirements:

The conditions for employment are based on § 35 Saxony-Anhalt Higher Education Act (HSG LSA). According to Article 17 of the Constitution of Anhalt University (Grundordnung der Hochschule Anhalt), in conjunction with Article 38 HSG LSA, any first appointment as a professor is generally probationary.

Applications containing the usual documents (CV, breakdown of scientific career including teaching and related practical activities, list of publications, certified certificates/documents – higher education entrance qualification, graduation diploma/university certificates, PhD/doctoral certificate, if applicable post-doctoral qualification/Habilitation) are to be sent within one month of the publication of this vacancy to:

Präsident der Hochschule Anhalt

Bernburger Straße 55

06366 Köthen (Anhalt)

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