Current Vacancies

Coordinator of the European Union Reference Laboratory for Crustacean Diseases

The Aquatic Animal Health Unit, DTU National Institute for Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua), Denmark is seeking a biologist or veterinarian with a strong scientific background to take part in the functions and duties of the European Union Reference Laboratory for Crustacean Diseases (EURL-Crustacean). As a consequence of Brexit the AAH-unit at DTU Aqua were appointed to host the EURL-Crustacean together with its function as the EURL for Fish Diseases from July 1st 2018. The EURLs are located in new buildings at the DTU Campus in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.

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Master’s student position 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 simulation modelling approaches. The successful candidate will contribute to a research programme that focuses on the development and application of novel quantitative approaches to salmon health and sustainability. This programme focuses on eco-system health on the East Coast of Canada 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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Cleaner Fish Veterinarian at Marine Harvest

We are currently looking to identify a suitably qualified or experienced veterinarian with strong foresight and organization skills to undertake the role of Cleaner Fish Veterinarian. The Cleaner Fish Veterinarian is responsible for the health of the entire MHS cleaner fish stocks, including both wrasse and lumpsuckers, and across the different production stages (hatcheries and SW on growing). The successful candidate should be a sharp individual, with good understanding of production needs, and ability to solve problems in a practical way. This is a challenging post which involves both field and office work. Candidates should be willing to travel around sites and work under unfavourable weather conditions.

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Health Laboratory Manager

We are currently looking to identify a suitably qualified and experienced laboratory manager preferably with knowledge in molecular biology, biochemistry and/or experience in developing new diagnostic techniques. The post would involve undertaking some of the routine tests (PCR, biochemistry, bacteriology), lead the delivery of the laboratory services, process the data, report it to the Health and Production Teams and manage the Health Department’s data (internal and external). The candidate must ensure that Health Department’s requirements are met in daily tasks like sampling, order of supplies and advice in some of the activities. The person should be capable of leading and supporting some of the research the company is involved with.

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PhD student position (GRA) in Aquatic Animal Health

Dr. Cova Arias’ laboratory at Auburn University’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences is seeking to fill a PhD student position (GRA) in Aquatic Animal Health. The student will work on a USDA-funded project investigating the efficacy of a new columnaris vaccine under experimental field conditions. This program includes the expectation of high research activity marked by scholarship in the field of specialization. In addition, the student will be expected to contribute to the diagnosis of pathogens of inland, coastal, and marine fishes and invertebrates as part of the Southeast Cooperative Fish Parasite and Disease Project (a multi-state aquatic animal disease diagnostics laboratory serving fisheries and natural resource agencies throughout the southeastern United States). The position is located in Auburn AL 36849 at the Center for Advance Science, Innovation, and Commerce of Auburn University.

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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 by emailing the EAFP web-master: Dr Bartolomeo Gorgoglione ([email protected]).