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

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

Doctoral course "Robustness: from a wooly concept to operational measures" at AgroParisTech (Paris, France)

1 April 2019 to 5 April 2019, AgroParisTech, 16 rue Claude Bernard, 75005 Paris, France
AgroParisTech, Paris, France (Credit Photo: LPLT CC BY-SA 3.0 Wikimedia commons)