Post-Doctorate position in Animal Science - Poultry Nutrition (Postdoctoral– Poultry Nutrition)
Laboratory of Poultry Science of Sao Paulo State University
Location: Jaboticabal, Brazil
Type: Full Time
Research and Development
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Poultry Science Laboratory-LAVINESP of the Department of Animal Science of the Faculty of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, UNESP campus Jaboticabal – SP offers a position for postdoctoral with a FAPESP fellowship. The candidates must have completed their Ph.D. in less than 7 (seven) years, in Animal Science, without any employment relationship, and have an exclusive dedication to the research project development. Also, it must be proven experience in research related to indirect calorimetry, energy metabolism, and poultry nutrition, based on dissertation and /or Thesis in these areas. Advanced proficiency English language for writing, reading, and speaking.
The candidate must work on developing the thematic project "Net energy system for poultry" (Fapesp Process 2019/26575-6). The activities to be carried out include: - Develop the project "Development of simulation software based on factorial net energy models for nutritional requirements and equations to estimate the energy value of diets", related to the thematic project (see summary below) – Must be have experience on indirect calorimetry to participate in the development of new methodologies that will be implemented during the project; - To develop activities on the thematic project, supporting undergraduate and graduate students in their thesis and dissertations, as well as the writing of reports and scientific papers.
The scholarship lasts 24 months, and the candidates must apply until 6th March 2024. The documents required are Lattes curriculum (curriculum vitae for foreigners) including the list of publications, the doctoral thesis (.pdf), and two letters of recommendation, all attached, via e-mail, to the coordinator of the thematic project Prof. Dr. Nilva Kazue Sakomura (email@example.com). The position is open to Brazilians and foreigners.
About Laboratory of Poultry Science of Sao Paulo State University
We are LAVINESP, the Poultry Science Laboratory at São Paulo State University. The laboratory is linked to the Department of Animal Science at Unesp-FCAV and has been under the responsibility of Professor Dr. Nilva Kazue Sakomura since 1989.
Over these 31 years, the laboratory has expanded and currently boasts an excellent structure for teaching and research, with experimental facilities for broilers and layers, a hatchery, a breeding facility, a slaughterhouse, among others. In addition, LAVINESP has a bromatological analysis laboratory and a respirometry laboratory.
LAVINESP's mission is to develop relevant research and projects in the field of poultry nutrition, to create and optimize technologies such as software that assist producers in decision-making, and to train professionals, masters, and doctors with the competence to work in the field of animal nutrition.
Our goal is to be a group recognized for its excellence in developing technology and innovation and to be able to apply these results in favor of animal nutrition. Moreover, we aim to bring together students, professionals, and researchers interested in the field of poultry farming and to foster more discussions on ...this topic.
Our values include respect for animals, excellence in teaching, and commitment to research.