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The Department of Anatomy is a large research-oriented Department within the Division of Health Sciences, at the University of Otago.
The Department provides an environment that allows its students to undertake research into globally relevant questions, under the supervision of internationally recognized scientists, and in a diverse and vibrant postgraduate environment.
We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student for a project in animal reproductive sciences. The focus of this project is to identify factors and pathways leading to poor oocyte quality, using juvenile ewes as our model system.
Approaches to study this question include in vitro embryo production techniques and advanced molecular biology methodologies such as transcriptomics.
How to apply
If this sounds like you, click on the "apply" button today with a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position.
For a confidential discussion contact Jenny Juengel, Principal Scientist - Reproduction on 029 277 6444
Applications close : Friday 1st February 2019, 5pm.
Start date flexible from July-December 2019.