jeudi 21 janvier 2010

Faculty Teaching and Research Assistant in EEG Measures of Animal Welfare

Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Salary: up to $66,000 per year

Closing Date: February 1, 2010

The person must be knowledgeable, experienced and otherwise capable of conducting research in electroencephalographic (EEG) data collection and analyses in investigation of welfare of cattle. Additionally, the position will require the person to participate in teaching a senior-level course in “Animal Welfare and Bioethics” and a university honors course in “Applied and Cognitive Ethology.” The candidate must have a PhD, DVM or equivalent degree. An individual with previous experience in veterinary clinical practice or comparable experience in the handing and care of large domestic animals is preferred. Research and teaching experience in animal welfare-related issues is necessary. Excellent analytical/problem-solving and statistical skills are essential. The person must have experience working with ERP analysis and development from EEG data. Preference will be given to individuals with advanced training in ethics and policy with a degree such as an M.S. or MPH – or equivalent experience. Experience with the use of lasers in studies of pain in farm animal is also preferred. Evidence of ability to obtain competitive grant funding is desirable. This is a non-tenure position that ends September 1, 2011 with the possibility of it being extended based on funding.

A cover letter and résumé that clearly indicates how the candidate meets the above qualifications should be submitted to:

W.R. Stricklin
Department of Animal and Avian Sciences
University of Maryland
Park, MD 20742

Phone: 301-405-7044 Fax: (301) 314-9146