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Aquaculture Breeding Program Manager - UK

Monday, July 25, 2022

Xelect is looking for an aquaculture breeding program manager to join its team in St. Andrews, Scotland.


  • Minimum of a MSc relating to aquaculture, quantitative genetics, fish reproduction or animal breeding.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge and experience of hatchery and broodstock management, including aquaculture operations more widely for finfish and/or shellfish species.
  • Experience working within the aquaculture industry.
  • Excellent data management and computer literacy skills.
  • Willing to travel and experience working in other countries.
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and programming platforms.

Desirable skills:

  • Ph.D. relating to aquaculture, fish reproduction or animal breeding.
  • Proficiency with programming platforms R and/or Linux.
  • Advanced statistical skills including multivariate analysis.
  • Proficiency in other languages.
  • Peer-reviewed publications in the field of aquaculture, reproduction or genetics.

To apply, send a current CV and a covering letter, along with the contact details of two referees. Apply here by August 12, 2022.

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