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Graduate Research Assistant - Agricultural Engineering/Technology
Mississippi State University

Date Posted Apr. 9, 2019
Title Graduate Research Assistant - Agricultural Engineering/Technology
University Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS, United States
Department Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Application Deadline Jun. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2019
  • Graduate Student
  • Agricultural - General

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) at Mississippi State University is seeking a graduate student that is interested in precision animal farming. The student will be supervised by faculty at MSU and USDA Agricultural Research Service and will engage in applied research that addresses environment and welfare challenges in commercial poultry production. Collaborative research efforts among MSU and USDA researchers, partnering universities, and industry partners have been successful in supporting the commercial poultry industry, which is the largest agricultural commodity in Mississippi (~ $3 billion). Specifically, the student will investigate novel methods to reduce environmental pathogen populations in commercial broiler litter. With the help of graduate advisor and committee, the student will be trained to conduct research and produce research deliverables, i.e., academic posters, conference presentations, and journal articles.

Stipend will be commensurate with experience, up to $20,000 annually for two years.

  • MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. John Linhoss
    Agricultural & Biological Engineering
    Mississippi State University
    130 Creelman St
    Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • 662 325-1978
  • 662 325-3853


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