PhD position in monogastric animal nutrition

  • The PhD candidate will assess the impact of novel feeds in monogastric animals like pigs.
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    Janne Brodin

NMBU`s Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences (IHA) is currently inviting applications for a 3-year PhD position in monogastric animal nutrition and feed ingredient processing. 

PhD position in monogastric animal nutrition

The position is funded by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and is primarily associated with Foods of Norway.

The PhD candidate will work on developing novel feed resources and documenting the effect of these on technological feed quality, growth performance and health of monogastric farm animals, including salmonids:

  • Develop novel feed ingredients and upgrade the nutritional value of existing feed ingredients.
  • Formulate diets and participate in feed production.
  • Design and conduct experiments to assess the impact of novel/functional feeds in monogastric animals (e.g. pigs, broiler chickens or salmonids) on growth performance and health.
  • Processing and statistical analysis of data.

The PhD position is offered for 3 years. The candidate will be based at NMBU, Campus Ås.

Application deadline: 21.06.2018.

You can read more about the positition and apply for the vacancy here.

Published 7. June 2018 - 14:50 - Updated 7. June 2018 - 14:50