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Job Description

Animal Geneticists research the effects of genetics of animals, and how this effects breeding, disease resistance, growth and behaviour of animals. They may work for pharmaceutical companies, breeding companies, hatcheries or even the government.

Entry Requirements

A degree in Animal nutrition, animal science, biological science or zoology

Required Skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team or on your own initiative
  • A logical thinker
  • Keen interest in research and animal welfare.

Starting Salary

£17,000 to £23,000

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