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PhD Position in Animal Science at SLU: The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, SLU invited application for filling up the PhD Position in Animal Science available at the Beijer Laboratory.  The aims of this position is to make better use of data automatically collected at high-tech farms so that supervision and reproduction of future generations of dairy cows may be as economical as possible.

Project: ‘Precision livestock breeding – improving both health and production in dairy cattle’

About the Positions: The aim this research is to improve both animal welfare and animal production by focusing on improvement of the social environment of animals. Selected candidates will work with data on dairy cattle, obtained from sensors and milking robots, in order to quantify social interactions and select for indirect genetic effects.

Position: PhD Position

Place of posting: Uppsala

Salary: According to agreement.

Duration: 4 years

Educational qualifications: Interested and eligible candidates must have Master degree in biology, strong background and sound knowledge of data management and genetics/ a background in data management with sound knowledge in biology with Good ability to communicate in written and spoken English.

Closing Date: 23 February 2020

How to apply: Interested and eligible applicants may apply through the link given below by 23 February 2020 with their CV including publication list, PhD diploma, a personal letter with previous research, other activities of relevance for the position.

Contact Address: Lars Rönnegård, Professor, 023-778503,

Quick Overview——–
Organization The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Position PhD Position
Country   Sweden
Subject areas Biology/Data Management
Fellowship As per norms
Eligibility Master degree in related subjects.
Deadline 23 February 2020

For more information: For detailed announcement and instructions for submission of application, eligibility requirements, other terms and conditions, please visit the link given below.


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