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February 18, 2016

United States

Hawaii—Job—Research Technician, Shrimp Nutrition


Integrated Aquaculture International, LLC (iAqua) has a position open for a research technician in shrimp nutrition at its location in Kauai, Hawaii, USA, to manage feeding trials.


iAqua is a USA-based limited liability company whose mission is to transform shrimp farming into a more efficient, profitable, and environmentally sustainable business through improved technology in breeding, disease control, nutrition and management of each component of the vertically integrated value chain.  iAqua’s shrimp nutrition program is focused on developing feed formulations and feed additives optimized for high-density culture systems.



• Bachelor’s degree in aquaculture, fisheries science, marine biology or animal

science, or 2-3 years of experience in aquaculture

• Experience with research trials, feed preparation and shrimp aquaculture

will be considered a plus

• Hands on experience in operating an aquaculture facility

• English

• USA citizen or permanent resident


Job Description:

Responsibilities will include preparation of experimental feeds used in feeding trials, supervision of feeding trials, collection and computer input of all data related to feeding trials, rearing of postlarval shrimp to the size needed for feeding trials, supervision of feeding trial staff and preparing reports.  The technician may be required to assist with other research or activities on the farm.  The technician will report to the iAqua’s shrimp nutrition program director.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Closing Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016


Information: Dr. Anant Bharadwaj (Email


Source: World Aquaculture SocietyWAS Employment ServiceResearch Technician, Shrimp Nutrition Research.  Posted February 16, 2016.

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