Ph.D. Research Assistantship (Spring 2022)

Mississippi State University

Poultry Science Department

The department of poultry science at Mississippi State University is seeking a highly motivated

Ph.D. research assistant interested in layer nutrition starting in Spring 2022. The research will

focus on evaluating several feed additives on the performance and intestinal health of laying


The selected candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Work in farm and the laboratory

  • Feed formulation and ingredient analysis

  • Develop research protocols and plan research studies

  • Lead the research and carry out data analysis using appropriate statistical methods

  • Present and publish research in scientific meetings and peer-reviewed journals


  • M.S. in poultry science or animal science

  • Strong oral and written communication skills


$20,000 plus tuition waiver and health care if needed.

Contact Dr. Pratima Adhikari for more details, by email or phone

662-325-2853, before applying to the Mississippi State Graduate Program. Please send a cover

letter, CV, an unofficial transcript, and GRE, or TOEFL scores if available.

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