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Sist oppdatert 2022-11-27 13:26

Researcher in fish biology and reproduction

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AquaGen is a research-driven company which develops and applies state-of-the-art farming, reproduction, and genomic protocols to selection and breeding of different fish species and to supplying their fertilized eggs to the global aquaculture industry. With science as a driving force and a strong focus on fish health and sustainability, we take care of the world's most genetically refined breeding material on Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, coho salmon and lumpfish. AquaGen group has over 300 employees in Norway, Chile, and the UK. The mainoffice is located in Trondheim, Norway.


Do you want to contribute to making aquaculture a sustainable industry for the future? We seek a skilled researcher within fish reproduction, with a passion for applied research. As a researcher in AquaGen, you will make vital contributions to the year-round delivery of high-quality salmon and trout eggs, containing the best-performing genetics in the world.

AquaGen is a research-driven company which delivers fertilized eggs to the global aquaculture industry. With science as a driving force and a strong focus on fish health and sustainability, we take care of the world's most refined breeding material on Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, coho salmon and lumpfish. AquaGen group has over 300 employees in Norway, Chile, and the UK. The main office is located in Trondheim, Norway. As a researcher in AquaGen you will be part of a group of 20 specialists within the fields of animal breeding, genomics, reproduction, and cybernetics, but you will also be collaborating with personnel from all parts of our value chain.

About the position

As a researcher in reproduction you will help AquaGen produce  eggs of high quality at all times of the year. With us, your competence, experience and ideas will be translated into real value for the aquaculture industry, as well as for society and the environment.

Preferred qualifications

  • PhD in fish biology, reproductive biology, aquaculture, or a related field
  • Expert on reproductive biology in fish
  • Good analytical skills
  • A good communicator that can collaborate across the different teams in our value chain  
  • Excellent in spoken and written English. Norwegian and/or Spanish will be beneficial
  • The opportunity to visit our production facilities in Norway and abroad 

We offer

  • An exciting research position in a company where science is vital contributor to value-creation and sustainability
  • A strong professional working environment locally, nationally, and internationally, with a strong focus on innovation and creating value
  • A friendly and including working environment, formed by people and teams with long experience in working interdisciplinary across our value chain
  • A great opportunity to grow and learn within a vital and forward-looking industry
  • Competitive benefits in pension schemes and insurance
  • Location for the position will preferably be at the main office in Trondheim, and you will report to our Director of Breeding and R&D.

The application should consist of a cover letter (1 page), CV with list of publications, and University diplomas including grades.

Application deadline 01.12.2022

For more information about the position please contact R&D Manager, Thomas Moen (+47 976 24 263)

AQUAGEN

AQUAGEN

Org. Nr 964 367 701
Kontaktinformasjon
Hjemmeside aquagen.no
Stillingsdetaljer
Arbeidssted Trondheim
Søknadsfrist 2022-12-01
Kontaktperson
Navn Thomas Moen
Stillingstittel R&D Manager
Mobil +47 976 24 263
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