Research Associate-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
August 21, 2025
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Research Associate-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 891003 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources Department: Animal Science Department Anr 10002063 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: East Lansing Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

A research associate (postdoc) is sought to develop novel computer vision techniques to address challenges in precision livestock farming. A key focus area is the collation and creation of public datasets and tools for advancing computer vision applied to livestock farming. The successful applicant will be expected to work the multiple experts in animal science and engineering, must have excellent communication skills, and be adept in learning new skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Animal Science, Computer Science or Engineering

Minimum Requirements

The candidate must have a PhD in Animal Science, Computer Science, or in Engineering, and have publications showing experience using computer vision to solve problems in animal agriculture.

Required Application Materials

1) a letter stating interests and goals, 2) a current CV, 3) copies of PhD transcripts, and 4) contact information for three references

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Aug 21, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Aug 21, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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