Enabling conditions for the green transition of agri-food systems


Aarhus University


Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Start Date

Monday, May 1, 2023

The Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, Denmark, offers an attractive career opportunity for promising and skilled researchers. We invite applications for a position as Tenure Track Assistant Professor focusing on enabling conditions for the green transition of agri-food systems. The position is a career development position with the possibility of transition to a tenured associate professorship and will be available from 01-05-2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. A broad field of applicants are encouraged to apply, both with social, political and natural science backgrounds, interested in interdisciplinary and system oriented studies.

As Tenure Track Assistant Professor you will be part of a research environment focusing on sustainable landscape management and the enabling conditions for a green transition of agri-food systems and landscapes. We want to expand and consolidate the expertise of our research group in that area. Areas of study include policy design, implementation and sociocultural as well as geographical foundations for the green transition. Successful agri-food system transition and landscape management is complex, but presuppose an interdisciplinary perspective and co-design of solutions in a collaboration with end-users such as farmers, policy makers, knowledge brokers and industries. This position offers substantial opportunity to develop innovative research methods in support of these challenges. You will contribute to the development of the department through research of the highest international quality and your primary tasks will be to conduct independent research, including publication in high-impact scientific journals; be responsible for teaching, guidance and examination of BSc and MSc degree students and co-supervision of PhD students; as well as attracting external research funding.

You will get the opportunity to collaborate with relevant national and international research environments and in your daily work, you will work closely with both Danish and international colleagues.

We expect that you will be an important part of the research environment and that you will contribute positively to the social working environment.