Professor/Associate Professor Aquaculture

James Cook University Singapore

Established in 2003, JCU Singapore offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs from James Cook University Australia. James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities in the world (ARWU ranking). James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. 

The campus is growing and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact.  At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe.  Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region.  The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, live in a fascinating and exciting city. 

Professor/Associate Professor Aquaculture*(Ref. No.: SQAQAP) 

James Cook University Singapore has recently established a Research Institute. The first pillar of the Research Institute will be in the area of aquaculture. 

James Cook University is internationally acclaimed for their industry-linked research in tropical aquaculture. The University intends to establish a strong R&D capability in Singapore that will work in close partnership with industry and other end-users to facilitate aquaculture production. The Institute will strongly link with industry, NGOs, Polytechnics/Universities, government and funding bodies to enhance Singaporean aquaculture production and train the future human capital necessary for sustainable industry growth. While the initial focus will be on Singapore, opportunities throughout the broader Southeast Asian region will also be pursued. 

We are now seeking a qualified and motivated candidate for the position of:  Professor/Associate Professor. Candidates with expertise in ‘aquatic animal health and disease management’, ‘larval rearing of marine species’, ‘genetics’, and/or ‘nutrition’ are encouraged to apply. 

Please visit or for more information and apply accordingly.

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel. 

Closing Date: 22 September 2017 

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia.  The University offers Bachelor & Master Programs in Business, Psychology, Information Technology & Education at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

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