Post-doc position in Animal Ethology and Welfare

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

ETH Zürich

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Region Zurich

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The Animal Physiology Group at the Institute of Agricultural Science at ETH Zurich addresses the complex regulation of physiology in livestock. Our basic research activities in animal ethology aim at finding ways to better assess and understand the needs of domestic and captive animals, in order to improve their housing environment and management. We are offering a
Post-doc position in Animal Ethology and Welfare
We are looking for an early experienced, highly motivated young researcher with a strong enthusiasm for scientific work to conduct outstanding research in the field of Animal Ethology at AgroVet-Strickhof ( in context of livestock and/or wildlife. Teaching activities include the preparation and implementation of courses related to animal ethology. These are addressed to students of the agricultural sciences study program.

We offer a challenging range of tasks that requires creativity, independency, commitment and goal-oriented work within a motivated interdisciplinary team of young scientists. We provide a very well equipped facility at ETH Zurich. Both collaboration within the interdisciplinary Animal Physiology group and international cooperation are anticipated and highly furthered. Publication activities and conference participations are promoted. An anticipated start date for this position is the beginning of 2019. This position is initially limited to 2 years and may be extended to 6 years.
Applicants have completed a doctoral degree in biology, agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine or related disciplines and have demonstrated their ability to work independently in an interdisciplinary research environment.
We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation and a detailed CV with copies of certificates. Please address your application to: ETH Zurich, Prof. Susanne E Ulbrich. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email will not be considered. The selection process starts now and will be continued until the position is filled.

For further information
about the group, please visit our website For questions about the position and questions related to the research opportunities at ETH Zurich please contact Prof. Ulbrich at (no applications).