Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animal Breeding & Genetics

Position Overview

The School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University, is seeking applicants to apply the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Animal Breeding and Genetics.

The purpose of this position is to provide the learning and qualification outcomes of Massey’s students and the scholarly outputs of the University by establishing an active research program in Animal Breeding and Genetics, by contributing to undergraduate teaching and supervision of postgraduate students, and by engaging in the pursuit of external funding.

As the successful applicant you will have a strong knowledge in Animal Breeding and Genetics, both on a theoretical and applied level, a good knowledge on environmental issues, Green House Gas emission from farm animals, and biosecurity will be an advantage.  A PhD in Animal breeding and genetics is essential. 

Experience in relevant data analysis method pertaining to animal breeding and genetics and a practical understanding of working within a research / extension / teaching environment would also be an advantage.  The successful application will also need to have an excellent research review, analysis and dissemination background, and experience in the use of innovative teaching and assessment methods in undergraduate teaching.

Further enquiries should be directed to: Professor Patrick Morel, School of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University.  Email P.C.Morel@massey.ac.nz

To find out more about the The School of Agriculture and Environment go to  http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/explore/departments/school-agriculture-environment/school-agriculture-environment_home.cfm

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