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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate/Visiting Scholar
Location: E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research
Langston University
Langston, OK
Scope of Work: Develop a goat production system computer simulation model to appraise compatibility of available resources and production conditions and to disseminate and provide training in use of the developed decision-support vehicle. Plans to accomplish these objectives are to correct deficiencies and make necessary programming changes in a current goat production system model to construct the decision-support vehicle, which will consider profitability, sustainability, and integration with other farm enterprises; evaluate most limiting resources to adopt alternative production systems; and provide education and training in value and use of the developed vehicle to university research, teaching, and extension specialists, local extension agents, and livestock producers.
Qualifications and Experience: Ph.D. in Animal Science or Computer Science. Strong background in simulation modeling and/or Fortran computer language. Demonstrated ability to compile and integrate data into simulation computer program. Capacity to work with other is essential. Background in Animal Breeding and Genetics and/or knowledge of hypertext markup language preferred.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment Length: 3-4 years
Application Deadline: October 1, 2001, or until a suitable candidate is found.
Appointment Date: January 1, 2002
To Apply: Send letter of application, resume, official transcript(s), and three letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Terry A. Gipson
E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research
Langston University
P.O. Box 730
Langston, OK 73050
Tel. 405-466-3836, ext. 31
Fax 405-466-3138
Email tgipson@luresext.edu

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