Knowledge for better food systems

PhD: Antimicrobial usage in farm animal veterinary practice in the UK, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK

8 Mar 2019

The Royal Veterinary College is advertising a funded PhD position on antimicrobial resistance. The project aims to:

  1. Estimate the prevalence of antimicrobial usage overall in farm animal practice
  2. Describe the clinical indications and characteristics of farm animals receiving antimicrobials, in particular for cows and sheep.
  3. Evaluate risk factors associated with antimicrobial treatment.
  4. Investigate the qualitative factors that influence antimicrobial usage.

Candidates should have at least an undergraduate degree and preferably a Masters degree in epidemiology, an interest in developing qualitative research skills, and experience of farm animal management.

For more details, see here. No deadline is specified, but interviews will be held from 8 March 2019.