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Head of Research Group in Chicken Biology and Genetics

The Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences is looking for an outstanding scientist to establish a research team focused on original research topics with a strong emphasis on chicken biology and genetics.

The Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences is a leading Czech research institute in the field of molecular biology and genetics. We offer a collaborative international environment and state-of-art research facilities, including a recently renovated facility for chicken breeding. The Institute maintains a unique panel of inbred chicken lines and pioneers genetic editing techniques in chicken. We plan to expand the number of research groups utilizing chicken as a model.

We look for an outstanding scientist to establish a research team focused on original research topics with a strong emphasis on chicken biology and genetics. The position is initially offered for five years with the possibility of further extension based on the international evaluation. The Institute will provide laboratory space in its new building located at the BIOCEV Biomedical Centre in Vestec near Prague, salary, start-up funds, institutional support and laboratory equipment.


  • At least two years of postdoctoral experience
  • Excellent publication record
  • Applicants from the area of chicken biology and genetics are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications are invited throughout the whole year 2022. The applicant should provide the following documents to the Director of the Institute ():

  1. Professional CV
  2. List of publications
  3. Five major achievements
  4. Synopsis of previous research (maximum two pages)
  5. Proposal (maximum 5 pages) of the research program of the group for the first three years; the document should include the financial plan of the group and requirements for laboratory space and equipment.
  6. Two letters of support

The pre-selected candidates will be invited for a personal interview and a talk at the Institute.

The application period for our international master's program »Integrated Plant and Animal Breeding« at the University of Göttingen, Germany, for the winter semester 2023/24 for non-EU citizens has started. The application deadline is February 15, 2023

The study programme

  • offers a profoundly interdisciplinary approach to breeding research by bridging the gap between animal and plant breeding,
  • covers all relevant disciplines of breeding research,
  • is complemented by external lecturers from leading international breeding   companies, research institutions and national authorities
  • Start of study programme: winter semester, mid-October
  • Application deadline: Non-EU citizens: February 15, EU citizens: June 1
  • Admission requirements: BSc in agriculture, biology or related disciplines; proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or equivalent)
  • Number of students: 20 per year
  • Duration: 4 semesters, 2 years
  • Language: English
  • Total credit points required: 120 ECTS
  • Fees: No tuition fees; administrative fee of approx. 400€ per semester

For further information, please visit our website:

Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences, Applied Ethology

The Department of Animal Sciences at Purdue University is seeking an Assistant tenure-track 9-month faculty position in Applied Ethology with emphasis on research (primary) and teaching (secondary). The successful applicant will establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program in Applied Ethology that is relevant to livestock and poultry. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses related to their area of expertise and help fulfill the Department’s needs. Teaching expectations may include undergraduate courses in Animal Behavior and /or Ethics, and the opportunity to develop and teach additional courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Online instruction may be required with this position. The successful applicant will be expected to mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and participate in student club activities, and career advising.

A Ph.D. in animal sciences, biological sciences, applied ethology, or a related area is required, with interest, training or experience in livestock and/or poultry behavior. Demonstrated interest in, and capacity for teaching, and/or evidence of teaching competence is required.

A background check is required for employment in this position. Candidates should submit the following materials: 1) a cover letter (maximum of two pages); 2) a statement of diversity and inclusion (see below); 3) a detailed curriculum vitae; 4) a one-page research statement detailing research goals and objectives; 5) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; and 6) the names of three individuals who can provide letters of reference.

Purdue University’s Department of Animal Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue is an ADVANCE institution –

Purdue University, the College of Agriculture, and the Department of Animal Sciences are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

These materials should be sent electronically (as a single PDF file) to Review of applications will begin February 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Dr. Greg Fraley ().

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Technical Officer (Biodiversity and Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture)

Job Posting


Closure Date

:28/Nov/2022, 11:59:00 PM
Organizational Unit:OCB

Job Type

:Staff position
Type of Requisition:Professional
Grade Level:P-3

Primary Location

Duration:Fixed-term: 2 years with possibility of extension
Post Number:2002667
CCOG Code:1R


More information: 

Job Opportunity - Section Head (Animal Production and Health Section)

We would like to connect with you at the Domestic Animal Diversity Network (DAD-Net), as we are currently looking for candidates to fill the following position in the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications:

Section Head (Animal Production and Health Section) (P5) - (2022/0359 (004372)) -

We encourage all possible candidates to review the job posting and, if interested, apply before the deadline (07.09.2022). We kindly ask for your support in distributing this job posting to your professional network.

As this position is based in Vienna, we would support staff with multiple benefits, including relocation, rental subsidy, visa support, education grant for your children, tax-free salary, health insurance, and many more. For more information on benefits please check the following link -

WPSA Calendar

For all WPSA meetings see the WPSA Calendar

Date: 30 November 2023

Travel Grant Programme

For information about the Travel Grant Programmes click here.


Travel Grants can only be requested for WPSA events.

Only WPSA members can apply.


Travel Grant application forms

Speakers' Bureau Programme

For information about the Speakers' Bureau Programme click here.


Branch Development Proposal

In the Board meeting held during WPC2016 in Beijing, China, the Board decided to increase the funds available for Branch Development by making a formal call for Branch Development Proposals.
The maximum budget for a proposal is US$4,000.

Deadlines for submission are January 1st and July 1st.


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