Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Nutritional Physiology Department of Animal Science
The nutritional physiology laboratory of Dr. Rius in the Department of Animal Science at UTIA is seeking a Post-doctoral Research Associate to work under funded industry projects. The post-doctoral research associate will be involved in experiments investigating the effect of nutrients on physiological functions altered by heat stress. Current projects investigate alterations of intestinal mucosa in response to heat stress. To this end, amino acid metabolism will be studied at the microbiome and host levels. Fundamental research will be conducted using cattle, murine, and in vitro models. Projects will span from applied to basic research depending on the individual's background and interests. The appointment is for 12 months and continuation for future years is dependent upon satisfactory performance and grant funding. The post-doctoral research associate will be part of an international and collaborative working environment. Members of this team are leaders in their fields and have a strong documented record of achievements in both federal and industry related projects. The individual will have access to fully equipped state-of-the-art facilities to conduct molecular work and targeted metabolomics including chromatography and mass spectrometry (e.g. LC-MSMS and GC-MSMS).
Internal Number: 187086
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