21 de julio de 2004


Scottish Agricultural College, EDINBURGH, UK
SAC, in conjunction with the Roslin Institute, are seeking a postgraduate with experience in animal breeding or quantitative genetics to work on a project aimed to investigate the links between breeding for scrapie resistance and economically important production and health traits in sheep.
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team researching the optimal breeding strategies for scrapie resistance in the context of an overall genetic improvement programme. The post is available for 3 years.
Candidates should hold a postgraduate qualification in animal breeding, quantitative genetics or a closely related discipline. Strong communication, computer and mathematical/statistical skills are required. Knowledge in epidemiological modelling and animal breeding industry and database management skills will be an advantage.
The salary will be in the region of £19,585 - £32,995 per annum. A final salary Pension Scheme is in operation.
Applications close 16 August 2004.
For further details and application packs see our website:
Application packs are also available from Human Resources, Scottish Agricultural College, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK.
Tel: (+44) 0131 535 4343 (answering machine), Fax: (+44) 0131 535 4322,
Please quote reference R&D/SLS/103/04.

Loeske Kruuk
Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
Tel. (44) 131 650 5515
Fax (44) 131 650 6564
Loeske Kruuk

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