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Tenure Track Professor (W1) of Digital Farming

University of Hohenheim, Institute of Farm Management

Job Title: Tenure Track Professor (W1) of Digital Farming
Job Location: Stuttgart
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Agriculture & horticulture
Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-16
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Tenure Track Professor (W1) of Digital Farming
University of Hohenheim

The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for the position of a Tenure Track Professor (W1) of Digital Farming at the Institute of Farm Management to be filled in the winter semester 2019/2020. The position is funded by the joint program of German federal and state governments for the promotion of early career researchers.

The successful candidate is expected to cover novel aspects of computational sciences that have gained significance as part of the ongoing digitalization in bioeconomy, agriculture and agribusiness. Focus areas should include data management as well as business and inter-business process optimization. Working experience in the field of Digital Agriculture or related fields would be advantageous.

The teaching load will comprise four contact hours per week. Teaching involves basic modules in data modeling, database management and software engineering as well as advanced courses within the newly established “Computational Science Lab” at the University of Hohenheim. The candidate should be able to teach both in German and in English.

The appointment will be a temporary civil service position for six years. After six years, the applicant maybe appointed to a W3-position if the requirements described in the University’s quality assurance guidelines are met. The appointment to a W3-position maybe done without any additional call for applications and through a simplified appointment process.

With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

Job Requirements

The requirements for an appointment are a completed university degree, pedagogical suitability and a doctorate of outstanding quality.

Information and Application Process Instructions

The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages female scientists to apply.

Please attach the following documents to your application: a statement of your future research interests, a curriculum vitae, transcripts of records and degree certificates, a list of publications, a list of third-party funded projects, a teaching record, information on teaching evaluations as well as three key publications.

Please apply online at by 15th of November 2018. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Dr. Ludwig Hölzle (

University of Hohenheim

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (300)

70593 Stuttgart,


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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Hohenheim and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Prof. Dr. Ralf Vögele as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Prof. Dr. Ralf Vögele
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