New job in AARHUS University on Animal-Human interaction

Three-year postdoc position in studies on relationship between participants in the livestock production chain and interactions between humans and animals
At the Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University a postdoc position is available starting December 2021

They seek a candidate with a background in anthropology, or alternatively in human or social sciences, with insight into animal husbandry and animal health and welfare. The preferred candidate has experience in conducting and analysing qualitative data such as semi-structured interviews, participant-observation, and narratives. The research focus on interactions between humans and animals, in particular farm animals. Main research areas are the importance of husbandry, studies on actors in relation to animal welfare and prudent use of antibiotics. Research further includes development and application of methods for communication and learning about animal welfare assessment and animal welfare and health control in livestock herds. The assignments include teaching on communication at many levels and supervision of students. The chosen candidate is expected to join and develop ongoing research within the research group in Welfare. Collaboration with farmers, farming industries, veterinarians and animal welfare authorities is part of the assignment.

Closing date: 29/10/2021

Further information can be found here.