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Job ID: 187300

Graduate Student (MS)
Auburn University

Date Posted Jun. 14, 2022
Title Graduate Student (MS)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Biosystems Engineering
Application Deadline July 5, 2022
Position Start Date Fall 2022 or Spring 2023
  • Graduate Student
  • Poultry Science
    Biosystems Engineering

The Departments of Biosystems Engineering and Poultry Science at Auburn University are seeking a Master’s student that is interested in precision animal management (PAM). This a cooperative position between the departments and Auburn’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC). The student will be supervised by faculty in Biosystems Engineering and Poultry Science. Students with an earned B.S. in agricultural engineering, agricultural technology, poultry science, animal science, or a related field are encouraged to apply.

The student will engage in applied research that addresses housing management challenges in commercial poultry production. Specifically, the student will use video and image processing techniques to evaluate the effects of thermal conditions on broiler behavior. With the help of graduate advisors and a committee, the student will be trained to conduct research and produce research deliverables, i.e., academic posters, conference presentations, and journal articles.

  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Contact Information

  • John Linhoss
    Biosystems Engineering
    Auburn University
    350 Mell St
    Auburn, AL 36830
  • 334-844-3534


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