Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Institute of Infection and Global Health
University of Liverpool
PhD Studentship: Motivations and drivers of antimicrobial prescribing practices in pigs
Stipend: £17,000 – £20,000 p.a. tax free (depending on experience); DEFRA –funded study
Applications are invited for the above 3-year post. This study involves both qualitative and quantitative studies to determine the drivers and motivators associated with antibiotic use by veterinary surgeons, farmers and others involved in the pig industry. The studentship will provide further training in both qualitative approaches and quantitative epidemiology. The post will be based in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Leahurst campus.
Applicants should have a degree in veterinary or other relevant biological or social sciences and excellent communication skills.
Informal enquires and formal applications to Dr G Pinchbeck (firstname.lastname@example.org) on 0151 794 6195.
Applications should comprise:
· A copy of your full curriculum vitae, including relevant experience, and the names and contact details of three referees.
· A statement indicating the reasons for applying for this post, and how your training and experience is relevant.
Deadline for applications Monday 30th July 2012