Current opportunities

Postdoctoral Scholar at University of California Davis

A postdoctoral research scholar position is available in Dr. Luxin Wang’s microbial food safety lab in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California Davis. The primary responsibility of this position will be to conduct studies that will increase our knowledge on the effects of antibiotic treatments on the microbiota present in aquaculture systems and the stress responses of common foodborne pathogens using next generation sequencing technologies. The responsibility of the candidate will be to perform and participate in all aspects of research projects: ordering equipment and supplies, designing sampling protocols, conducting field sampling and data collection, performing DNA extraction and library preparation, delivering data analysis using novel bioinformatics tools, writing reports, and preparing manuscripts for refereed journal publication. Projects will incorporate a range of experimental (cellular and molecular), informatics, and theoretical/computational approaches. Supervision and interaction with graduate and undergraduate students working on the project is also expected.

Deadline for application by 1 August 2020. For further info please click here.


Director of Clinical Studies at Center for Aquaculture Technologies

Experienced, capable and passionate about the aquaculture sector? We have an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to provide Clinical Study leadership at the Victoria, PEI site, as a customer centric, GxP minded, Director of Clinical Studies. Overseeing a dedicated clinical team and working in a state of the art flow through aquaria you will assure the delivery of clinical trials, exceed client expectations, and provide high quality reports which support regulatory submissions. The Centre for Aquaculture Technologies, Canada, is a young and dynamic contract research organisation that provides feed and nutrition trial capability and advisory services to the global aquaculture sector.

For further info please click here.


EU-funded ASSEMBLE Plus project

ASSEMBLE Plus offers access to over 30 marine stations and institutes in 15 countries across Europe and overseas for basic and applied research in the marine science field. Researchers from academia and industry can apply for on-site and remote access. Successful applicants will be able to carry out their project free-of-charge.

This round will allow access to over 30 marine installations between December 2020 and June 2021.

Next deadline: 4th October 2020. 

For more information about ASSEMBLE Plus, please watch the project video. Check the latest available call.


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EMBL Interdisciplinary Postdocs (EIPOD)

The EIPOD programme underlines EMBL’s strong commitment to promoting interdisciplinary research. The institution has a long-standing tradition of scientific excellence that builds on highly interactive research between the group leaders of different research units. EIPOD projects capitalize on synergies emerging at the borders of overlapping yet separate scientific fields, and involve transferring techniques to a novel context. The programme is open to all nationalities and offers about 20 positions annually.

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If you are a prospective employer looking to recruit someone with expertise in fish and shellfish pathology please provide necessary details (job title, a short text, logo, link/attachment) by emailing the EAFP web-master: Dr Bartolomeo Gorgoglione ([email protected]).