Marine Institute

Scientific & Technical Officer - Fish Health Unit

Vacancy Area: 
Scientific and Technical

Temporary Opportunity up to 31st December 2016 - Scientific & Technical Officer, Fish Health Unit

The Marine Institute has been contracted to perform on-going disease monitoring and surveillance on samples submitted privately by an Aquaculture Production Business (APB). This includes a full diagnostic sample of 300 broodstock on an annual basis according to guidelines set out by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE); annual screening of broodstock for infectious pancreatic necrosis (IPN) virus, and on-going screening of salmon during the production cycle for diseases of importance, such as amoebic gill disease (AGD) and pancreas disease (PD).

We are therefore seeking a motivated and an enthusiastic Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) who has a degree in a biological science or similar with hands on laboratory experience in the area of molecular biology and a good working knowledge of quality management systems.

A detailed Job Description can be downloaded here. If you believe you have the skills and experience we require, we would be delighted to hear from you.

To apply for this exciting position, please send a detailed letter of application and an up to date C.V. to Human Resources, Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway or email to recruitment [at] marine [dot] ie. Please note email applications will only be accepted at this address and applications are not valid until you have received confirmation of your application. All applications should include the reference for this post FHU-MHI Post 2015.

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 17:00 on Tuesday 27th January 2015. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 27 January, 2015