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Position: Director of Animal Health (Head Veterinarian)

Employer: The Florida Aquarium, Tampa, FL (USA)
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
Brief Description: This position would serve as Head Veterinarian for The Florida Aquarium, overseeing all aspects of animal health for the entire living collection of aquatic and terrestrial animals, including preventative care, diagnostic services and treatments. Directly responsible for managing Associate Veterinarian. Researches, establishes and maintains humane, respectful and professional animal health practices.
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Position: Vice President of Animal Care & Health

Employer: The Florida Aquarium, Tampa, FL (USA)
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
Brief Description: The Vice President is responsible for managing a team of professionals dedicated to ensuring the health of the collection, exhibit development/expansion, and species diversity. That oversight includes all areas of animal care and animal health along with the registrar’s office, rescue and rehabilitation activities, permitting, accreditation, and government agency partnerships. The Vice President will support Executive Leadership in defining and guiding the animal welfare strategic plan. The Vice President will also establish and develop partnerships with organizations that support and advance the Aquarium's mission and vision.
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Position: Aquatic Animal Health Veterinarian 

Employer: Washington State Deparment of Fish and Wildlife (USA)
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Summary:The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking three (3) permanent full-time aquatic animal health veterinarians. The duty stations are in Spokane, WA, Vancouver, WA, and Snohmoish County, WA
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Position: Assistant Professor (Aquaculture)

Employer: City University of Hong Kong, School of Veterinary Medicine (China)
Application Deadline: Until filled
Brief Description: The University is currently accelerating its recruitment of highly motivated and qualified staff that will contribute to the development of the School of Veterinary Medicine. The appointee is expected to contribute to the further development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum (Bachelor’s and Master’s levels) in the area of Aquaculture; foster excellence in veterinary education and research; teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses; develop new research directions and maintain robust research programmes; and carry out administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the School. The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) was launched in spring 2014 in collaboration with the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. The SVM is the first in Hong Kong and is envisioned as a centre of excellence in animal health education, discovery and clinical care in China and the Asia-Pacific region. The School is committed to striving for excellence in research and teaching, with particular interest in emerging zoonotic diseases, animal welfare, aquatic production, public health and food safety. A six-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) programme will commence in the 2017-18 academic year.
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Position: Microbiologist

Employer: Pacific Seafoods – Nespelem, WA (USA)
Application Deadline: Until filled
Brief Description: Working under the direction of the veterinarian and the site operations manager, the person will perform projects and assist in research related to fish health and mortality. Work closely with site management to identify and remedy the challenges to fish health that are present. Duties support the maintenance and operation of the disease laboratory, including but not limited to, effective record keeping system; performing bacterial cultures; identify, track, & monitor mortality and health of steelhead fingerlings in accordance with the Fish Health Plan; and, assist with vaccine research. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in fisheries biology or related aquaculture study, and experience with microbiology techniques such as PCR and bacterial cultures required.
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Position: Aquatic Veterinary - Fish Health Manager

Employer: Ocean Blue Sea Farms (Panama)
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Summary: Operating to support Ocean Blue’s revolutionary sustainable open ocean mariculture system, the veterinarian will oversee and supervise fish health monitoring, prevention, control & treatment programs; develop relationships with external service providers, including laboratories, additive suppliers, and fish health consultants; and, collaborate with the R&D Director in nutrition, genetics, vaccines, and other programs. Primary responsibilities include monitoring and diagnostic sampling of offshore and inshore sites for normal and abnormal pathology, bacteriology & histology, developing full diagnostic reports, and working with staff to develop preventive and corrective SOPs for all routine health-related procedures.
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Position: Part-Time/Relief Aquatic Veterinarian

Employer: Aquatic Veterinary Services – Santa Cruz, CA (USA)
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Brief Description: Aquatic Veterinary Services is seeking a driven, enthusiastic part-time/relief aquatic veterinarian. Our all-aquatic veterinary practice is undergoing considerable growth and we are looking for a self-motivated individual to regularily cover a few days a week, and full weeks when our chief veterinarian is out of state. This position has the potential to grow to a full-time position with the right candidate. We are a unique specialty veterinary hospital catering to fish and other aquatic patients. Our services are 90% ambulatory and 10% in-house. Given our specialty nature, we are seeking clinicians experienced with aquatic animals, preferably a WAVMA Certified Aquatic Veterinarian, although new graduates with expperience will be considered. CA veterinary license required.
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Position: Aquatic Laboratory Technician

Employer: OdySea Aquarium, Scottsdale, AZ (USA)
Application Deadline: Until filled
Brief Description: OdySea Aquarium is looking for an energetic, dedicated person to join the Animal Health Department in the role of Laboratory Technician. This position is responsible for operating the onsite Animal Health Laboratory, and providing support to the Animal Health Department, OdySea Aquarium’s Animal Care Team and animal collection. Areas of concentration include biological sample analysis, water quality analysis, proper equipment operation & maintenance, inventory, and establishing standard operating procedures that emphasize current industry standards.
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Position: Veterinary Technician

Employer: OdySea Aquarium, Scottsdale, AZ (USA)
Application Deadline: Until filled
Brief Description: OySea Aquarium is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated person to join the Animal Health Department as the Animal Health Technician. This position is responsible for providing support to the Animal Health Department and OdySea Aquarium’s divers, Animal Care Team and animal collection. Areas of concentration include veterinary exam preparation, case follow-up, medical records, proper equipment operation & maintenance, inventory, and establishing standard operating procedures that emphasize current industrial standards.
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Position: Post-Doctoral Fish Health Scientist

Employer: Center for Aquaculture Technologies, Souris, PEI (Canada)
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Brief Description: To expand our research team with a focus on providing R&D support and professional services to the aquaculture industry we seek candidates with a background in applied animal health research with a strong working knowledge of cell culture methodologies and or parasitology. Candidates must have an understanding of the fish health market in general terms and have experience in and be prepared to carry out research using live fish of multiple species. They must be independent, creative thinkers with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills along with problem-solving expertise are essential.
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Position: Aquatic Veterinarian (Veterinarian Specialist, General)

Employer: Fish and Aquatic Animal Programs, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (USA)
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Brief Description: The Veterinarian Specialist position will serve as the expert for fish and aquatic animal programs related to fish hatcheries, provides veterinary medical support including diagnostic services and prescriptive treatment recommendations for disease control at 22 CDFW fish hatcheries, keeping client-patient veterinary records, providing veterinary feed directives, and design fish disease control programs as needed. The veterinary specialist will evaluate health of hatchery fish including broodstock, wild fish populations if considered for hatchery programs, and fish imported into California hatcheries for pathogens of concern and emerging diseases. The veterinary specialist will also serve as US Food and Drug Administration/California Veterinary Medical Board liaison for legal chemical and antibiotic use, for department hatcheries, and will plan, coordinate, and conduct research of aquatic animal diseases which have importance to hatchery production.
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