Current Vacancies

Freshwater Fisheries Specialist-CEFAS, Lowestoft, England

The post provides an opportunity to join an internationally respected, dynamic and active team conducting and leading work on fisheries science, assessments and management advice on diadromous and freshwater fish stocks. The Salmon and Freshwater (SAF) team advise the UK government, agencies, the EU and ICES on the management of freshwater (native and non-native) and diadromous fish stocks and associated fisheries. SAF advice is underpinned by a substantial R&D portfolio, focusing on the monitoring and assessment of local, national and international stocks, understanding environmental and biological processes, and developing assessment and management methods. SAF business includes both publicly-funded and private industry projects.

The deadline for application is on 31st March 2017; for more info please click here.


Senior Fish Pathologist, Western Australia

The Department of Fisheries of Western Australia is currently offering a Level 3 Senior Fish Pathologist position, for filling on a permanent full-time basis. The role of the Senior Fish Pathologist is to manage the development and delivery of a world class aquatic animal diagnostic pathology service and support the development and communication of scientific research. The position is also responsible for managing staff focused on the provision of diagnostic reports and advice to Departmental, Government and Industry stakeholders. The standard residency requirements are included in the advertisements for all positions. Where it is deemed appropriate, there is the option to offer employment to those that do not currently meet these requirements.

The deadline for application is on 3rd April 2017; for more info please click here


 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.

For more info please click here.


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]).