Aquatic Veterinarian

  • Full Time
  • Malta

AquaBioTech Group

is a global consulting and engineering company with over 20 years of experience in aquaculture, fisheries and other aquatic sciences.

Immediate Vacancy: Aquatic Veterinarian

AquaBioTech Group is seeking another capable and qualified Aquatic Veterinarian to work as trial coordinator for fish health trials. Focused on the day-to-day coordination and execution of trial activities it will be also managing the health of our research fish stocks, carrying out all necessary necropsies and diagnostics, as well as participating in and developing experimental protocols. The candidate would also support and participate in national and international research projects that AquaBioTech Group is involved in.

This position is only open for EU/EEA/UK passport holders or TCNs presently residing in the EU with the required permits.

Overview of associated tasks

A position within AquaBioTech Group has arisen for a suitably qualified person to work on a variety of projects within the Group’s diverse portfolio as an Aquatic Veterinarian at its licensed aquatic research facility located in Malta. The responsibilities of the selected candidate are defined as follows:

Key Accountabilities

  • Day-to-day coordination of fish health trials activities and communication with clients.
  • Protocols and study report writing; data collection, elaboration and archiving.
  • Plan and execute trial activities like vaccination and challenge with pathogens.
  • Sampling for routine health monitoring and trial related requirements
  • Health management of the fish stock in the facility
  • Necropsies and diagnostics required by routine health management of the stock and trial related requirements.
  • Development of Challenge Models and other experimental SOPs
  • Other duties as assigned by the company.
Qualifications & Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have a strong balance between academic qualifications and practical experience in the field of aquaculture. The individual is expected to have a DVM, Doctorate of Veterinarian Medicine.

Experience in laboratory operating procedures, GMP for the Batch Release of Aquatic Vaccines and GLP would also be a bonus, but not essential as all training in these procedures will be provided.

The selected candidate will have to speak and write English fluently. Knowledge of any other languages would be considered an asset, although not essential.

The selected candidate must have a clean EU / EEA passport OR be a third-country national (TCN) presently residing in the EU with no travel restrictions or legal convictions and be in possession of a clean driving licence

Financial Package

The successful candidate will be offered a long-term, fixed-term contract with the company that can be extended. The starting package offered for this position will be structured largely upon the chosen candidate, reflecting the experience the candidate brings to the company, but also in line with the cost of living in Malta and could include an accommodation package, if required.

Application Procedure

Further information about the AquaBioTech Group and the services we offer can be viewed at Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a full Curriculum vitae in AquaBioTech Group Europass format that can be downloaded from our website. This file must be filled using Adobe Acrobat Reader® or any other PDF viewer (not directly on your browser).

Questions about the application should be directed to the HR Department, on

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