Available Position for Applied Dairy Nutrition Graduate Research Assistant

A PhD and/or MS graduate research assistant position(s) is available in Dr. Jackie Boerman’s at Purdue University to pursue projects related to applied dairy cattle nutrition.

A strong undergraduate (or Master’s degree) with a background in Animal Science, Biology or related majors is required, with some prior research experience preferred. Research will be focused on the presentation of diets impact on intake and production and/or nutritionally manipulating energy partitioning in lactating dairy cattle.

A strong candidate will have a competitive GPA and GRE score, experience handling dairy cattle, and previous lab experience. Anticipated start date is January, 2018 and/or August, 2018.

Please contact jboerma@purdue.edu to be considered for this position. Include in an email your interests and qualifications for the position, your resume/CV, and contact information for 3 academic/professional references. The selected student(s) will enroll in the Department of Animal Sciences graduate program at Purdue University.