20170820_117_3885

Job ID: 
3885

Institution

Dalhousie University
Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture

Position Information

Position Title: 
Reproductive Physiologist
Position Type: 
Predoctoral
Salary Range: 
$ 16,500-25,000
Starting Date: 
May 1, 2018

Suggested Requirements

Education: 
Bachelor of Science
Education: 
Master of Science
Education: 
M.D./D.V.M
Citizenship: 
NA

Position Responsibilites

Teaching: 
5%
Research: 
95%
Extension: 
0%
Brief Description of Duties: 

Project: This opportunity is for a student interested in domestic animal reproductive biology.
Most research has been focused on ruminants and controlled breeding strategies, phytoestrogens,
and/or beneficial fatty acids.

Stipend: A minimum of $16,500/year for two/three years (M.Sc./Ph.D.); dependent on external funding.

Qualifications: The applicant must meet the criteria for admission to the M.Sc./Ph.D. Program, which includes
a B.Sc. (Honours)/M.Sc. degree in agriculture, animal science, biology, or a related field. The applicant must
also have a minimum GPA of 73% in the last two years of study. The student should have an interest in
biochemistry, physiology, and perhaps nutrition. The applicant should also have undergraduate/graduate lab
experience in chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, and perhaps nutrition. Knowledge of reproductive
endocrinology will be an asset, as is farm animal experience. Strong written and oral communication skills are
essential.

For additional information on research projects, please contact Dr. David Barrett, Department of Animal
Science and Aquaculture, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University, P.O. Box 550, Truro, Nova Scotia, B2N
5E3 (david.barrett@dal.ca; 902-896-2305)

To Apply or for Graduate Program Information:
For further information about the M.Sc. Program at Dalhousie University, and for application information,
please contact Pamela Sutherland at Pamela.Sutherland@dal.ca or visit the Faculty of Agriculture web site at
http://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/programs/graduate-studies.html.

For further information about the Ph.D. Program at Dalhousie University, and for application information,
please contact Carolyn Young at carolyn.young@dal.ca or visit the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
web site at http://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/biology/programs/graduate/graduateprog....

The Master of Science program with a specialization in agriculture is offered by the Faculty of
Agriculture of Dalhousie University

The Doctor of Philosophy program at the Faculty of Agriculture is currently offered by the Department
of Biology, Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University

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