University of Idaho Seeking Applicants for Masters Programs in Dairy Nutrition for Summer 2018

Masters of Science Student Position Available Summer 2018 – Dairy Nutrition & Immunology

A Masters of Science student position is available in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science at the University of Idaho. The position will focus on the role of a direct-fed microbial feed additive on productivity during the transition period in dairy cows. 

Position includes stipend and out-of-state tuition relief. The candidate will also have the opportunity to TA in undergraduate courses to supplement income.
The successful candidate will be expected to: 
  • Carry out animal trial and manage undergraduate assistants
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize data obtained in the experiment
  • Communicate results in scientific papers and at conferences

Required qualifications include:

  • B.S. in animal science, zoology, physiology, microbiology, or related discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and strong work ethic

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience working with food production animals
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting
  • Experience in presenting and publishing research results

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Anne Laarman ( along with a CV and 3 references. 

Position is available May 2018; actual start date can be negotiated.

Posted: March 9, 2018


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