Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences


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The Division of Animal Husbandry and Ethology
is looking for...


a Research Associate (m/f/d) (Postdoc) to start 01.03.2024

 (Application deadline is over)


limited for 3 years (until 28.02.2027) within the framework of the research project "Welfare oriented nutrition and lamb rearing in organic dairy goat husbandry" funded by the Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung (BLE).

Job disciption:

  • Planning/ practical implementation of studies on mother-bonded and artificial lamb rearing
  • Data collection, data processing and statistical evaluation
  • Publication of results in journals and at conferences
  • Participation in the preparation of reports
  • Organisation of and participation in project meetings and seminars



  • completed doctorate in the field of agricultural sciences, veterinary sciences or biology
  • Knowledge in the field of planning and evaluation of ethological experiments and keeping of ruminants in organic farming
  • very good knowledge of written and spoken German and English
  • Ability to work in a team and high motivation


In addition to the varied work in a scientific environment, we offer you employment (2/3 of the regular working time of 39.4 hours) according to Tarifvertrag des öffentlichen Dienstes (pay group 13 TV-L Wissenschaft/ East).

We look forward to receiving your application. Please send your complete and informative application until 07.12.2023 under specification of the code number DR/122/23 to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Albrecht Daniel Thaer- Institut für Agrar- und Gartenbauwissenschaften, FG Tierhaltungssysteme und Ethologie, Frau Prof. Edna Hillmann, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin preferably as PDF to


To ensure equality, applications from qualified women are particularly welcome.
Severely disabled applicants will be given preference in case of equal suitability.
Applications from people with a migration background are expressly welcome.

As we do not return your documents, we kindly ask you to enclose only copies with your application.

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