Current Vacancies

Several immediately available positions at AquaBioTech Group

Leading a team of veterinarians, biologists and engineers, the selected candidate will be expected to harness a working environment which encourages team work, energy and creativity. To achieve this, they should have strong leadership, effective problem-solving abilities along with excellent communications skills. Click here for more info.

Professor and Head of the Institute of Aquaculture

The University of Stirling is a leading UK teaching and research-intensive university. Since its foundation, the University has embraced its role as an innovative, intellectual and cultural institution with a pioneering spirit and a passion for excellence in all that it does.

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Several Ph.D. fellowships

Ph.D. fellowships are available to carry out interdisciplinary training in Biological Sciences at the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn in Naples (Italy). The closing date for application is on 20 July 2018.

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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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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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Extension Specialist in Fish Health

The School of Aquaculture, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (SFAAS) at Auburn University invites applications for a position at our Alabama Fish Farming Center (AFFC) in Greensboro, Alabama. It is a non-tenure-track, 12-month faculty position with the title Extension Specialist; however, responsibilities are 50% extension and 50% research. The primary extension responsibility will be disease diagnostic services for catfish farmers. The primary research responsibilities will be fish health questions of importance to the Alabama catfish industry.

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Zebrafish-Related Job Announcements

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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]).