Posted in Other 11 days ago.
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
The Livestock Therapeutics Research group is seeking a talented, versatile and highly motivated Postdoctoral scientist with expertise in gastrointestinal physiology, development and health to contribute to our research efforts in Global Therapeutics at Zoetis. The Livestock Therapeutics Research group identifies, validates, and delivers novel discoveries for, and a mechanistic understanding of, livestock growth optimization, wellness and reproductive performance. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in gastrointestinal biology and will contribute to all phases of the therapeutic discovery process for livestock species. The ideal candidate will have relevant, hypothesis-driven research experience focused on gastrointestinal biology of livestock species and demonstrated ability to establish in vitro phenotypic model systems for target validation and substrate screening. This is a laboratory position that requires expertise in cell and tissue culture, cellular biology, molecular biology and functional genomics techniques. Knowledge of and/or interest in systems biology, developmental programming, epigenetics, and genetics is a plus. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.
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