Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Equine Chronobiology ~

25 de junio de 2004

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Equine Chronobiology

This position, funded by the Horserace Betting Levy Board, is available to investigate the neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying the effects of transmeridan flying (jetlag) on equine physiology and welfare. The study will examine the effects of abrupt shifts in the light:dark cycle on neuroendocrine systems and exercise performance in Thoroughbred horses. Applicants should have a PhD, or an equivalent qualification, in a relevant subject, experience in laboratory work, and a solid knowledge of data analysis. Candidates with a veterinary degree are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should also be skilled in running scientific studies in horses and conducting exercise physiology tests. Experience in radioimmunoassays and molecular biology would be an advantage; training will be given where appropriate. The post will be based at the Department of Anatomy in Bristol and the Equine Sports Medicine Centre at Langford and will be available from October 1st 2004 for three years, subject to successful progress review.

Further details and an application form can be found at Alternatively you can telephone (0117) 954 6947, minicom (0117) 928 8894 or e-mail (stating postal address ONLY), quoting reference number 10348.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am, 30 June 2004.

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