mercredi 13 avril 2016

Welfare job

See job opportunity from John Tarlton & Christine Nicol

Applications are invited for a three year Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the University of Bristol School of Veterinary Sciences. The RA will be working on an exciting new multidisciplinary BBSRC funded research project looking at the effect of range use on the health and welfare of laying hens. Advanced tracking technology will be used to monitor activity and range use on-farm, which will be related to the two most urgent problems of hen welfare - keel bone fracture and injurious feather pecking. The research team will be headed by Dr John Tarlton and Professor Christine Nicol, leaders in the fields of bone biology, skeletal health, animal behaviour and welfare. ( Applicants will be expected to have postdoctoral experience in related research areas. However, training will be provided in welfare assessment, use of activity and tracking technology and bone biology as appropriate.
For informal enquiries please contact Dr John Tarlton (0117
Details can be accessed on the following link.