Aquatic Animal Health Specialist

Auburn, Alabama (US)
September 30 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Auburn University

Assistant / Associate Professor / Tenure Track

Aquatic Animal Health

The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences ( at Auburn University seeks an aquatic animal health specialist. The position is tenure-track and will be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful candidate will develop an externally funded research program, contribute to the instructional program, and participate as a collaborator in the Southeastern Cooperative Fish Disease Project. A PhD in an appropriate discipline, two years of experience in disease diagnostics (fishes and/or invertebrates), and a strong publication record in aquatic animal health are required at the time employment begins. Experience or the background to teach a course in aquatic animal health, the potential to attract funding, postdoctoral experience, experience in vaccine development, and expertise that is complementary to current faculty members are also considerations. Salary and start-up funds are negotiable. The target start date is September 1, 2020. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Allen Davis ( Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. More detail and information on how to apply may be found at To apply, submit a letter of interest, CV, names and contact information of three references, and reprints of up to three articles. Only complete applications will be considered.

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