vendredi 24 août 2012

Ph.D. opportunity - Welfare of free-range laying hens

A PhD opportunity in Animal Welfare is available at the Animal Welfare Science Centre - University of Melbourne, Australia.
This Ph.D. project will focus on the welfare of laying hens in free-range systems.
The candidate is expected to have a strong background in the field of animal behaviour and/or stress physiology and demonstrated independence in conducting research. A Master’s degree in animal behaviour, physiology, or related area is preferred.
Expected start date is from October 2012.
For more information or to apply, please send a cover letter and a current curriculum vitae via email to Jean-Loup Rault at
For more information regarding the Animal Welfare Science Centre, visit us at