PhD position on trust in pork production and products
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University
Obj 1: Identify swine care and welfare concerns for producers, allied industries, lawmakers and future leaders.
Obj 2. Leverage these concerns into communication and training strategies to enhance trust in the U.S. swine industry.
A full-time research-based Ph.D. position (with stipend) is available for January 2024 in the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University. The ideal candidate must have a strong academic performance (3.0 or above) in a biological discipline, such as animal behavior, animal science or veterinary science. Required qualifications include a willingness to travel, a valid driver license and an interest in working in a multi-disciplinary research group. Preferred qualifications include bilingual (Spanish and English), familiarity with swine welfare, social science and survey work.