mardi 3 avril 2012

Graduate Student Position available: Humane on-farm swine euthanasia technology

Animal Welfare Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

A graduate student position (PhD preferred) is available for a student to explore piglet gas euthanasia technology in the Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine department. The ideal candidate has interests in animal welfare research and in the swine industry/livestock production, has strong organization and writing skills, and works well in a team environment. Livestock experience is an asset, but is not required. The project supported by the National Pork Board and USDA, with secured funding for 3 years. Expected start date is Spring or Fall 2012. Graduate students may enroll in Biomedical Sciences (Veterinary Physiology), Neuroscience or Preventive Veterinary Medicine programs. For more information or to apply please contact Dr. Suzanne Millman, Associate Professor of Animal Welfare, College of Veterinary Medicine, Email: