A brook trout from PEI's West River with an apparent water mold infection. The prevalence of skin disease in trout and salmon on PEI is on the rise according the researchers at the Atlantic Veterinary College. Photo Central Queens Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation.
The Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island is seeking a researcher for a four year project to study skin disease affecting trout and salmon.
Working with the department of pathology and microbiology, the successful candidate will help analyze diseased fish, characterize the infections, and assess contributing factors.
Time will be spent in the field and in the lab. The position includes a $40,000 annual stipend with the possibility to supplement income with other grants and scholarships.
For more details and instructions on how to apply, click here.