lundi 22 août 2016
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL AND AVIAN SCIENCES COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Starting Spring 2017
The successful individual will be appointed in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park. The aim of the work is to investigate effects of developmental environment on developmental behavioral neurophysiology of poultry, with a focus on poultry well- being and production.
The student will work under Dr. Rachel Dennis’ supervision. Duties will include the following:
independently conduct animal experiments, collect samples, analyze samples in the laboratory, perform statistical analysis of data and writing research results for presentations at scientific meetings and publication in scientific journals. The successful candidate will carry outindependent experimentation and read scientifically relevant literature. S/he will assist in interpreting the results for publication and provide assistance to Dr. Dennis in writing portions of manuscripts for publication
s in relevant journals. A successful candidate will also assist in experimental design. Please contact Dr. Dennis at email@example.com with additional questions about the position.
B.S./M.S. in Animal Science, Life Science, Psychology or a related field is required with post doctora
experience highly preferred.Prior laboratory experience, with a strong researchbackground in behavior and/or neurophysiology is required.A strong interest and expertise in data analysis and interpretation and a proven record of successful peer review journal writing, with excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills is required. Individuals with knowledge and experience in behavior, histology or high performance liquid chromatography are preferred. A strong work ethic is a must. Candidates with a valid U.S. driver’s license and the ability to lift 50 pounds are preferred.
Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Fringe benefits are offered.
Applicants must apply through https://ansc.umd.edu/graduate/admissions by Sept 1st, 2016.
The University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or pol
itical affiliation, or gender identity and expression.
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