Current opportunities

Research Assistant or Research Fellow

Sturling, Scotland

Research Assistant (Grade 6) – The researcher position being advertised is for a Full time 16 month Grade 6 Research Assistant post to join an exciting collaborative project between University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture and industry partners, Mowi, Otter Ferry Seafish and Ridgeway, to improve and optimise vaccination strategies for the Scottish ballan wrasse cleaner fish industry.

Research Fellow (Grade 7) – The researcher position being advertised is for a 14 month Full time Grade 7 Research Fellow post to join an exciting collaborative project between University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture and industry partners, Mowi, Otter Ferry Seafish and Ridgeway, to improve and optimise vaccination strategies for the Scottish ballan wrasse cleaner fish industry. The successful applicant will work with Dr Sean Monaghan (PI) and Dr Andrew Desbois (Co-I) on the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) funded project, “Optimal Aeromonas salmonicida ballan wrasse vaccination through informed immunological assessment [WraAs OptiVacc] to evaluate immune responsiveness of hatchery reared wrasse to current and improved vaccination regimes.

The closing date for applications is on 10 October 2021. For more info please click here.


Research Associate at Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan-US

A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Gorgoglione’s Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory at Michigan State University. The lab focuses on studying immunopathological processes in fish, comparing infection patterns in farmed and wild fish, and developing new diagnostic methods for fish pathogens. The candidate should have experience and interest for working with fish and with in vitro techniques using fish cell lines. The candidate should have good ability to work independently on challenging and innovative research; excellent written and oral skills (as demonstrated by prior publications/meeting presentations); good time management skills; good organizational and interpersonal skills; positive attitude for interacting with students (either at undergraduate and postgraduate level) and collaborators; strong track record of scientific productivity.

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Diagnostic Fish pathologist at University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Diagnostic Services Laboratory, Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, invites applicants for a contract term position in fish pathology. This is a full-time, term contract position starting immediately for eleven and one-half months, with the possibility of extension. The successful candidate will be working with and collaborating with the current diagnostic fish pathologist. The primary responsibility will be to perform and report on necropsy and histopathology examinations of fin-fish and shellfish samples submitted to the AVC Diagnostic Service Laboratory. The clients of this service include researchers, provincial and private aquaculture veterinarians in the four Atlantic Provinces as well as researchers and / or aquatic laboratories nationally and internationally. The successful candidate will consult with diagnostic services bacteriology, virology, clinical pathology, toxicology and parasitology units.

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Senior Scientist

San Diego, California

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is seeking a Senior Scientist to join our Genome Editing Team in San Diego, California. The Genome Editing Team maintains expertise and drives innovation in genome editing and related technologies applied to aquatic species, with the objective of translating genome editing solutions in a practical manner to commercial breeding programs. The focus is on identifying target genes, designing editing strategies, characterizing phenotypes, and evaluating commercial value. Novel tool development and working with new species is a focus as well. The Genome Editing Team is collaborative and innovative, and the successful candidate will lead one of the research teams. The Scientist will report to the VP-Genetics.

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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 aquatic animal health, and specifically fish and shellfish pathology, please provide all the necessary details (job title, a short text, logo, link/attachment, expiring date) to the EAFP web-master: Dr Bartolomeo Gorgoglione (webmaster@eafp.org).