Research Scientist in Fish Nutrition - Canada
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
The Center for Aquaculture Technologies (CAT) is seeking a research scientist in fish nutrition in Souris, PE. The successful candidate will be customer-focused and experienced in applied animal nutrition research. CAT is looking for a pragmatic team player, who has a proven track record of delivery, unafraid to get their hands dirty and has the ambition to match our own ambitions.
- Participate in the development of the project rationale including the use of literature and research databases to build project proposals and budget.
- Demonstrate an aptitude for communication of scientific results through the publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals and trade magazines, and presentation on abstracts at scientific meetings.
- Conduct histological examination of fish tissues using microscopy and apply histological techniques (fixation, embedding, sectioning, staining and mounting).
- Work both independently and as part of a team to achieve a research objective. The successful candidate may be responsible for the supervision of interns and aquaculture technologists
- Manage research projects on nutrient digestibility, feed efficiency, growth performance with fresh/marine cold/warm water species.
- Carry out data acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting/verification of results.
- Strong work ethic with the ability to set objectives and deliver results in a timely manner.
- Exhibit an ability to troubleshoot and propose creative solutions to technical problems encountered during the conduct of scientific research.
- Good team player with the ability to both supervise and respond well to supervision.
- A minimum university degree including aquaculture, animal nutrition, animal biology. Masters or PhD seen as an advantage, but not essential.
- Histology experience.
- Experience working in a laboratory setting including responsibility for documenting tasks.
- Ability to work as part of a team in compliance with facility standard operating procedures.
- Research experience in a strictly controlled regulatory environment will be considered an asset.
- Willingness to learn new skills and to perform routine tasks.
- Demonstrable organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
- Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to think creatively and solve problems.
- Foster a positive work environment congruent with the company values and philosophy.
- Commitment to CAT’s Core Purpose: Dedication to and passion for CAT’s core purpose: We are driven by the transformative potential of aquaculture. To feed the world, support the environment, and sustain the planet. Our purpose is to unlock this potential.
This is a full-time, permanent position. CAT offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
Send CV and resume and provide the contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Research Scientist in Fish Nutrition – Souris PE” as the subject line. Closing date is May 31, 2021 or until the position is filled.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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