Doctoral/PhD Position - Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, Vetmeduni, Vienna

Topic: “Combating mycotoxin contamination of feeds and assessment of the implications for health, performance, and fertility of dairy cows”

  • Level of employment: full time (30 hours/week)
  • Length of employment: 3 – 3.5 years
  • Deadline for applications:  15.09.2018
  • Start: October 2018

Project Description

This PhD position will be within the competence center program called “D4Dairy”. D4Dairy assembles a transdisciplinary Austrian science hub with experts and researchers from universities and research organisations as well as national and international industry partners along the dairy value chain. As part of the project, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, Vetmeduni, Vienna, together with BIOMIN GmbH and other project partners, will evaluate mycotoxin contamination in feeds in pilot Austrian dairy farms and assess the implications for dairy gut health, performance, and fertility by means of integrated screen data of feed samples, in vitro assessments, and dairying database. 

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