The Department of Poultry Science at Auburn University is seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for poultry behavior, welfare, and management for the position of research assistant or research associate.
These include but are not limited to:
Assists in the development of project proposals, plans, and protocols
Conducts routine or fundamental experiments, investigations, and/or studies related to programs and projects in pursuit of new knowledge, techniques, and concepts
Assists with logistical considerations to include equipment, materials, and labor needs
Collects data/samples related to others’ research and in routine cases
Assists in animal care when required
Records, compiles, processes, and analyzes data/samples
Documents results and observations in writing as well as via presentations
Manages and trains students in laboratory techniques
Assists in the preparation of research results for publication or presentation at conferences, this includes assisting in literature reviews and the writing of results and discussions
May perform media communications for the laboratory by maintaining the laboratory website and social media
Qualifications and Skills
An earned B.S. or M.Sc. in poultry science, animal science, veterinary medicine or a related field.
Ability to work with live birds and mammals, animal tissues and organs, chemicals, and audio-visual equipment.
Knowledge of ethological and physiological laboratory techniques, procedures, and equipment used in agriculture research.
Ability to organize and run a research trial.
Proficiency in data organizational procedures in Microsoft Excel, Office, and other programs and ability to maintain detailed records.
Ability to run statistical programs such as SAS and R.
Ability to report and present data from research findings.
Willingness to work a varying schedule when required.
Proficiency in academic writing.
A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to employment is required.
To apply online visit https://www.auemployment.com/postings/42872
For more information contact, Dr. Bethany Baker-Cook (email@example.com)