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Two permanent positions in Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding

We are seeking to make two appointments in the field of the genetics and breeding at the scientific officer (SO) and senior scientific officer (SSO) levels.  We are seeking highly motivated individuals for these permanent leadership positions with skills one or more of the following areas: quantitative genetics, bioinformatics, genomics, and genomic selection. You will have a good first degree in a relevant discipline and preferably a higher degree and extensive work experience. Practical experience in the breeding of finfish, shellfish and shrimps would be an advantage. The successful candidates will be based in St Andrews, but expected to travel internationally to service our growing customer base. Salary will be according to experience and in the range £24,000 to £35,000 per annum for the SO position and £38,000 to £45,000 per annum for the SSO position. Applicants should send a CV with 3 referees and a covering letter explaining your experience and motivation for applying for the position to info@xelect.co.uk.  For further information please contact our CEO, Professor Ian Johnston ian.johnston@xelect.co.uk or Operations Director Dr Tom Ashton tom.ashton@xelect.co.uk. These positions will remain open until filled.

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