Positions

Strategic Appointments

Professorship for Agroecology and Organic Farming (W3, permanent).
Status: completed; Thomas Döring has been appointed starting in September 2017.

Professorship for Horticultural Sciences (W3, permanent).
Status: completed; Eike Lüdeling has been appointed starting in April 2018.

Professorship for Intelligent Information Retrieval and Pattern Recognition (W2, permanent).
Status: completed; Juliane Fluck has been appointed starting in October 2018.

Professorship for Agricultural Engineering and Robotics (W3, permanent).
Status: completed; Christopher McCool has been appointed starting in February 2019.

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 TECH: The Geodesy Research Group at the Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, University of Bonn
PhD student

Research Unit TECH: The Agricultural Robotics and Engineering Group at the Institute of Agricultural Engineering, University of Bonn
PhD student

Research Unit TECH: The Institute of Bio- and Geosciences – Agrosphere (IBG-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich
PhD student: UAV remote sensing
PhD student: field-scale crop and soil N modeling

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

Research Unit PHENO: The Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), University of Bonn
PhD student

Reserach Unit PHENO: The Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), University of Bonn
PhD student

Research Unit PHENO: The Institute of Sugar Beet Research (IfZ), Georg-August University Göttingen
PhD student

Research Unit PHENO and SYSTEM: The Institute of Bio- and Geosciences – Agrosphere (IBG-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich
PhD student

Research Unit SYSTEM: The Agroecology and Organic Farming Group at the Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation (INRES), University of Bonn
PhD student

Research Unit SYSTEM: The Economic Modelling of Agricultural Systems Group at the Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn
PhD student

Research Unit SYSTEM: The Institute of Food and Resource Economics (ILR), University of Bonn
PhD student: farm-level adoption analysis

Research Unit SYSTEM: Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the Institute of Food and Resource Economics (ILR), University of Bonn
PhD student: Feasibility and Impact Assessment

Research Unit SYSTEM: The Economic and Agricultural Policy Group at the Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn
Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Unit SYSTEM: The Crop Science Group at the Institute of Crop Science and Research Conservation (INRES), University of Bonn
Postdoctoral Researcher

Further calls will be published here soon.