Open Positions

Strategic Appointments

Professorship for Data Science in Crop Production (W3, permanent).
Status: ongoing.

Professorship for Plant Pathology (W3, permanent).
Status: ongoing.

Professorship for Pedogenetic Modeling (W2, permanent).
Status: ongoing.

Professorship for Eco Efficiency Analysis (W2/W3, permanent).
Status: ongoing.

Further professorships are planned.

Academic Positions

3 Junior Research Group Leaders (100%) (TV-L E14)

The position is limited to 5 years with the option for permanent employment. Each group comes with two funded PhD positions, easy access to laboratory and field experiments, and the possibility for financial support from the Cluster. The task of the Junior Research Group Leader is to design the research profile of their group and to build up an independent and internationally visible research group. The research group is expected to make central contributions to at least one of the six core projects (CPs) of the Cluster, preferably supporting CP 1, CP 4, or CP 5.

If you are interested in this position, please check out the following individual calls.

Core Project 1: 4D Crop Reconstruction

Core Project 4: Autonomous In-Field Intervention

Core Project 5: New Field Arrangements

Deadline for the applications is January 6, 2020.

15 Doctoral Students
and 2 Postdoctoral Researchers

in three Research Units with different Themes:

  • The Research Unit TECH with the Research Themes Robotics and Mobile Sensing and Data Analysis and Machine Learning.
  • The Research Unit PHENO with the Themes Non-Invasive Phenotyping and Soil and Root.
  • The Research Unit SYSTEM with the Themes Understanding and Modeling Crop Growth, Predictive Agro- and Ecosystem Modeling and Upscaling and Impact Assessment.

If you are interested in conducting an independent research project in one of these Research Units and Themes, please check out the following individual calls.

Research Unit PHENO: Institute of Geosciences, University of Bonn
PhD student: Electrical Field Root Sensing

Research Unit PHENO: The Institute of Bio- and Geosciences – Plant Sciences (IBG-2), Forschungszentrum J├╝lich
PhD student