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The Department carries out basic, strategic and applied research within the core areas of nutrition, health and welfare of livestock, campanion animals and humans. Read more about the Department’s profile.


The management of the department consists of: Head of department, Deputy Head of Department, Head of secretariat, Head of Centre of animal facilities, five section managers and a special consultant. Read more about the management of the Department.


Job vacancies at the Department are advertised regularly. Positions may be at the levels of professor, associate professor (lecturer, senior scientist), assistant professor (assistant professor, scientist, post doc), PhD students, laboratory staff, experimental technicians and technical-administrative staff. See positions available at Aarhus University.


The Department has about 200 members of staff equally distributed between academic and technical-administrative staff. See an overview of the staff in the Department.


The Department aims to be an internationally recognized force in research and education in its core areas. Read more about the Department’s strategy.