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Full Professor in Food Science and Technology, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg

Adolphe Merkle Institute
Canton of Fribourg (CH)
The salary is established according to the salary scale of the Canton of Fribourg
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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The Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, invites applications for a tenured position as a Full Professor of Food Science and Technology at the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI,, a scientifically independent institute within the Faculty of Science and Medicine. A full description of the position can be found at

The AMI is supported by a private foundation and offers highly competitive employment conditions. The selected candidate must have an outstanding record of successful independent research in food science and technology. A proven track record of translation and collaboration with the food industry is expected.

The appointee is expected to develop an internationally recognised research program that is supported by a significant level of external funding. Close collaborations with other groups of the AMI and other units of the University, particularly the newly formed interfaculty Food Research and Innovation Centre (FRIC), are expected, and the potential for integrating the candidate within the AMI is an important selection criterion.

The future appointee will participate actively in teaching at the graduate and post-graduate levels in the Faculty of Science and Medicine.

The University of Fribourg provides equal opportunities for women and men and aims at achieving gender balance. Applications from women are especially welcome.

The University of Fribourg is a signatory to the DORA declaration and attaches great importance to a qualitative assessment of academic performance.

Application deadline: 25 Feb. 2024. Please apply exclusively via the official Faculty of Science and Medicine - University of Fribourg recruiting tool by clicking on the following link:

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