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Department of Animal Sciences


Dairy Research Position

We have recently announced a Dairy Research Technician position at UW-Platteville. This position will assist in the dairy cow-related research and training efforts at Pioneer Farm and the on-campus lab spaces. The major qualifications are listed below. 

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  • Bachelor's of Science in Dairy Science or related field
  • Two years of general farm experience with at least one year of working with dairy, including transporting and properly restraining animals
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in agricultural research
  • Working knowledge of animal nutrition, behavior, husbandry and record keeping
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects
  • Enthusiasm for engagement with students and the public in a variety of settings
  • Ability to plan, execute, and manage work in a disciplined and organized manner
  • Self-directed with ability to work independently as well as with others
  • Willingness to adapt to changes and accept new responsibilities
  • Demonstrated commitment to or experience with addressing issues of diverse and/or historically marginalized populations