Postdoctoral Fellowship - Department of Animal Science
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada
12h ago

Responsibilities :

Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral position in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, with a possibility for a third year.

The successful applicant will work on swine nutrition, with particular emphasis on feed ingredient science and the role of nutrition on gut health and function.

The successful applicant will be based at the University of Manitoba and will join the research group of Dr. Martin Nyachoti.

This post-doctoral fellowship will be involved in the preparation of animal use and experimental protocols, collection and statistical analysis and interpretation of experimental data, and preparation of research reports and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

The primary activities will also include : Presenting research results at conferences or producer meetings; Helping with the coordination of research activities in the lab, including assisting graduate students with their thesis research projects.

Qualifications : - Recent Ph.D. degree (within the past 3 years) in nonruminant (swine) nutrition;- An adequate familiarity with the various research techniques used in these areas.

  • Proven project management skills with the ability to comply with project deadlines and milestones;- Proficient communication skills and ability to work in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate people;- Proven organizational skills and the ability to multitaskAdditional Information : This position will be a full-time, fixed term employment at the University of Manitoba with a negotiable starting date, ideally February 1, 2021 or soon after for a period of two years up to January 31, 2023, with a possibility for a third year.
  • The exact start date will also depend on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health guidelines in Manitoba. The salary will be between $35,000 to $40,000 CAD per year plus benefits, depending on qualifications and seniority.

    To apply, please send a CV, a publication list, a description of relevant experience (ideally all merged in a single PDF), and have three reference letters

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