Current opportunities

Masters Student: Statistical and simulation modelling in Aquatic Epidemiology

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is seeking a highly qualified applicant for a master’s student position in aquatic epidemiology with an emphasis on improving surveillance efforts using statistical and simulation modelling approaches. The successful candidate will join the aquatic epidemiology research group and contribute to multi-disciplinary projects that focus on the development and application of novel quantitative approaches to finfish health and sustainability. This work focuses on eco-system health in Canada and abroad and includes modules that explore the use of latent variable and agent-based models to improve antimicrobial and anti-parasitic therapies, as well as the early detection and more effective control of disease via risk-based surveillance and novel sensor technologies.

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Assistant Professor: Aquatic Virology Related image

The Department of Microbiology invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Successful candidates for this position will be expected to establish a competitive research program in aquatic virology, with particular emphasis on challenges in sustainable aquaculture and conservation of aquatic resources. Specific topic areas include pathogenic viruses of aquatic animals and plants, viral evolution and the potential for emerging viral infections under changing environmental conditions, aquatic viromes, and the role of phage in microbiome regulation and disease management. We expect interdisciplinary research endeavors that integrate with our departmental strengths in microbiome research, aquatic animal health, and data science. We would be excited by research with direct relevance to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, and by a candidate who establishes a diversified research portfolio through collaborations with faculty in associated departments and field stations, with researchers in state and federal laboratories, or with industry stakeholders.

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Assistant/Associate Professor – Aquatic Animal Health

The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University seeks a scientist in the field of aquatic animal health. The position is a tenure-track appointment (80% research, 20% teaching; nine months per year) and will be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful candidate will build an externally funded research program, contribute to the instructional program, and participate as a collaborator in the Southeastern Cooperative Fish Disease Project. Salary and start-up funds are negotiable. The target start date is August 16, 2020.

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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.

Next deadline: 9th February 2020. Access window: April to September 2020.

For more information about ASSEMBLE Plus, please watch the project video. Download the latest available leaflet.


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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]).