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PhD or Postdoc Position in Shelter Dog Behavior & Welfare
Jobs & Postdocs
Posted Sep 25
A PhD or Postdoc position will begin in January 2024 at Virginia Tech in the School of Animal Sciences studying shelter dog behavior & welfare.
This position's primary focus will be investigating human-animal interaction with dogs awaiting adoption using a hybrid fostering intervention. Dogs will be available for adoption within the community during the day & spend their nights with foster caregivers.
The highly motivated individual in this position will examine the effects of this intervention on shelter dogs' ultimate & proximate welfare as well as carry out other applied behavior & welfare research projects.
Reach out to Dr. Lisa Gunter at [email protected] to learn more before applying. Please include your CV with your correspondence.

Application Deadline: October 23, 2023

Lisa Gunter, PhD, CAAB, CBCC-KA
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Assistant Professor, Animal Behavior & Welfare Group
Virginia Tech | School of Animal Sciences
175 West Campus Drive, 3090 Litton-Reaves
Blacksburg, VA 24060