Scientist (Fish Feeds and Nutrition)

WorldFish, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
3rd April, 2016

Job Description

Key responsibilities

  • Design and conduct high quality fish nutrition and feeds research, with a focus on novel sustainable feed ingredients and nutrition-genetic interactions.
  • Develop productive partnerships to further our sustainable feeds research, including key international and national research institutes.
  • Build productive relations with investors and development partners from public and private sectors for scaling out of our feeds research results.
  • Mentor young aquaculture feeds researchers in key program countries.
  • Assist in mobilizing resources in support of new research activities
  • Prepare quality papers and communication products from feeds research activities


  • PhD in aquaculture, livestock or related fields of fish or animal feeds and nutrition
  • At least 3 years post doctoral experience in a field related to fish or animal feeds and nutrition
  • Excellent proficiency of spoken and written English
  • Strong record of publications in a related field
  • Motivation for high quality science and delivery of impact from research
  • Strong professional network in the field of aquaculture feeds and fish nutrition research
  • Knowledge and experience of working in developing countries in Africa and/or Asia
  • Resource mobilization record
  • Interdisciplinary research collaboration with human nutrition, value chains and gender research fields
  • Private sector experience

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