University of Arkansas- Animal Science Graduate Research

The University of Arkansas is looking to fill two graduate research positions. 

Prenatal Programming in Cattle: A graduate research assistantship (M.S. or Ph.D.) is available for studies within the Department of Animal Science at the University of Arkansas. The selected student will work under the direction of Dr. Brittni Littlejohn in the area of beef cattle physiology. Specific research topic areas may include prenatal programming, epigenetics, and/or reproduction. Students will have the opportunity to learn a range of laboratory and field techniques and conduct research as directed by the PI. The selected student will be given the opportunity to be involved with laboratory analyses, project design, data collection, program implementation, animal husbandry, data analyses, technical writing and public speaking. Teaching undergraduate courses in animal science may also be expected depending upon prior training and departmental needs. Scholarly activity resulting in peer reviewed publications and presentations is required. This position is a twelve-month appointment, and considered a half-time assistantship averaging 20 hours per week. Some evening and weekend commitments will be expected.

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Beef cattle physiology and epigenetics: A graduate research assistantship (M.S. or Ph.D.) is available for studies within the Department of Animal Science at the University of Arkansas. The selected student will work under the direction of Dr. Brittni Littlejohn in the area of beef cattle physiology and epigenetics. Students will have the opportunity to learn a range of laboratory and field techniques and conduct research as directed by the PI. The selected student will be given the opportunity to be involved with laboratory analyses, project design, data collection, program implementation, animal husbandry, data analyses, technical writing and public speaking. Teaching undergraduate courses in animal science may also be expected depending upon prior training and departmental needs. Scholarly activity resulting in peer reviewed publications and presentations is required. This position is a twelve-month appointment, and considered a half-time assistantship averaging 20 hours per week. Some evening and weekend commitments will be expected.

More information can be found here