Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems
Adapting the feed, the animal and the feeding techniques to improve the efficiency and sustainability of monogastric livestock production systems

Post-doctoral position at IRTA (Caldes de Montbui, Spain)

Feed-a-Gene offers a 1-year post-doctoral position at IRTA (Caldes de Montbui, Barcelona, Spain). The main purpose of this post-doc will consist in analysing productive, experimental and genealogy databases for use in breeding programs. Scientific publications and supervision of final year undergraduate students involved in the project are expected. The post-doc researcher will take part on writing a project proposal to attract funding to further purse the research on this topic. The candidate will hold a PhD on Agriculture or Veterinary sciences and will have advanced knowledge on quantitative genetics and population genetics and on statistical analysis. A previous experience on animal breeding programs, primarily on prolific species such as pigs and rabbits is welcome.

The deadline for application is 19 October 2018. Full information is provided here and application can be done at this address "Work at IRTA".

IRTA, Caldes de Montbui, Spain

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Upcoming events

Feed-a-Gene final meeting

22 January 2020 to 23 January 2020, Hôtel de Rennes Métropole, Rennes, France

52èmes Journées de la Recherche Porcine, 4-5 February 2020, Paris, France

4 February 2020 to 5 February 2020, Espace Reuilly, 75012 Paris, France
JRP 2020

6th International Conference of Quantitative Genetics

14 June 2020 to 19 June 2020, Brisbane, Australia
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