Current opportunities

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 lab is shared between the Dept. of Pathobiology & Diagnostic Investigation of the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 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.

For more info please click here. Deadline for application: 29 June, 2021.


Research Associate at CAT

Souris, PE, Canada

The Center for Aquaculture Technologies, a private aquaculture innovation, and research company is seeking a  Research Associate in Souris, PEThis is a full-time, Permanentposition and will begin immediately with the successful candidate reporting to the Director of Fish Health.

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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 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 (webmaster@eafp.org).