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

2018 Swine Industry Symposium

24 October 2018 to 25 October 2018, Kai Yuan Ming Du hotel, Shanghai, China
2018 Swine Industry Symposium

LocalPork, Concórdia, Santa Catarina, Brazil

24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018, Concordia, Brazil

EuroTier 2018

13 November 2018 to 16 November 2018, Hanover, Germany

FP7-PROHEALTH final meetings

27 November 2018 to 28 November 2018, University of Ghent, het Pand, Belgium
Industry Workshop and Scientific Symposium

Journées de la Recherche Porcine 2019

5 February 2019 to 6 February 2019, Espace de Reuilly 75012 Paris, France
Journées de la recherche porcine 2019