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Scientist R&D - China  

Zoetis (company)


Posted on : 17 January 2017

Project Description

 Area of responsibility:

 Objective for the position:
Ensure access to and conduct scientific work related to identification and characterization of fish pathogens found in Chinese aquaculture farming.

Describe area of responsibility and authority:
To be responsible for the scientific work (analysis and reporting of results) conducted with fish pathogens and establish network with Chinese scientific aquaculture institutions in order to initiate research projects related to fish health issues.


 Main tasks for the position:
  • Participate in the establishment of a functional microbiological laboratory.
  • Conduct standard microbiological analytical tests in order to be able to identify microbiological characteristics (phenotype & genotype).
  • Ensure access to and ownership of bacterial isolates collected from commercial fish farms during clinical outbreaks under field conditions.
  • When appropriate, participate during sampling of bacterial isolates from commercial fish farms in China.


Competence and qualification for the position:
  • Ph.D./Master of science (preferably within Aquatic microbiology).

  • Good knowledge of the Chinese aquaculture industry and academic institutions.
  • Experience in microbiological laboratory work and procedures.
  • Experience in standard characterization techniques of microorganisms (i.e Western blotting; Elisa PCR etc).

Personal qualities:
  • Selfdriven.
  • Cooperative.
  • Flexible.
  • Positive.
  • Structured and honest.
  • Enjoying laboratory work.


  • Chinese (Perfect)
  • English (Good)

  • Chinese (Perfect)
  • English (Good)


Other demands for the position:
The position may involve travel both domestically and international.


About Us:
  • Our company is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. 
  • Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. 
  • We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.