Academic Employee within diseases affecting cereals and grasses

Aarhus University, Science and Technology, invites applications for a position as Academic Employee (AC-TAP) at the Department of Agroecology, starting no later than January 1st, 2021.

Working area
The successful candidate will be part of a team working on diseases affecting cereals and grasses, including stem- and yellow (stripe) rusts. The candidate will be responsible for the experimental set up for recovery and purification of incoming samples of rust infected plant material, and inoculation and scoring of the interaction phenotype using genetic stocks of resistant host plants in lab and green house. These activities as well as disease assessment in the field will be a major focus area, supporting our research in epidemiology, population biology and genetics of rust fungi. Our group has several nationally and internationally focused projects and we use molecular and virulence markers for studying genetic diversity and evolutionary processes and develop molecular markers for detection, diagnosis and characterization of plant pathogenic fungi. You will be part of the ‘Global Rust Reference Center’ (GRRC), consisting of 10-12 scientists, technicians and PhD students (www.wheatrust.org).

Qualifications

  • MSc or PhD degree within plant disease epidemiology and/or pathogen population biology
  • Technical skills in setting up large-scale seedling and adult plant disease experiments
  • Extensive experience in evaluation of host responses and race phenotyping of cereal rust fungi in lab and greenhouse, including management of multiple host genotypes and pathogen isolates
  • Long-term experience in collaboration with multiple technicians and scientists
  • Interest and skills in training of visiting scientists and students from multiple environments

Place of employment and place of work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is Department of Agroecology, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Forsøgsvej 1, DK-4200 Slagelse, Denmark.

Further information on the position may be obtained from professor Mogens Støvring Hovmøller (mogens.hovmoller@agro.au.dk), or senior scientist Annemarie Fejer Justesen (annemariefejer.justesen@agro.au.dk), tel. +45 8715 6000.

You can read more about the Department of Agroecology at http://agro.au.dk/en/

Formalities and salary range
Salary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Deadline
30 September 2020

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

 


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