Postdoctoral Scholar in Animal Nutrition
The Animal Nutrition Group at ETH Zurich is seeking a motivated, team-oriented Postdoctoral Scholar.
The position is located in the Institute of Agricultural Sciences at ETH Zurich within the Laboratory of Animal Nutrition (Prof. Dr. Mutian Niu). The Niu laboratory conducts interdisciplinary research using the combination of hypothesis- and data-driven approaches.
The position will be involved in experiments investigating the effect of diet on greenhouse gas emissions and nitrogen excretions, as well as milk composition and quality of dairy cows. Projects may span from applied in vitro and in vivo experiments to basic functionalities of complex microbial ecosystems, to statistical modeling, with the goal of improving the sustainability of dairy farms.
Experience in dairy nutrition or physiology is required. Must be able to work independently and as a team. Written communication skills are important and must be able to effectively write scientific manuscripts. Applicants are required to have Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in an appropriate field and be able to provide evidence that all requirements have been met for completion of the Ph.D. prior to the effective date of hire.
We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:
- a list of professional references (2-3)
- A letter of intent (1-2 pages) that describes your interest and suitability for the position, specific goals/ideas/interest in the project, and succinctly conveys your scientific mission
Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
Contact Prof. Niu, firstname.lastname@example.org (no applications), for further questions. Applications will be reviewed immediately and are accepted until the position is filled.
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