|Title||Graduate Research Assistantship|
|Agency, Location||Delaware State University, Dover, DE|
|Salary||$21,000/year, tuition assistance.|
Shellfish farming is America’s fastest-growing marine aquaculture sector. Growers are experiencing stringent post-harvest treatment requirements due to concerns related to consuming raw shellfish. Dangerous pathogens in domestic bivalve shellfish are Vibrio parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus. Project partners include DE Sea Grant, DE DNREC, private shellfish growers, and commercial technology companies to develop practical, on-farm solutions. The candidate will explore vibrio control strategies.
Bachelor’s degree in aquaculture, fisheries, biology, microbiology or related field, minimum GPA 2.8, GRE. U.S. citizenship required.
Personal statement including research interests and experience, CV, unofficial transcripts and GREs, and three recommendation letters. Single PDF file preferred.
Dr. Dennis McIntosh, Professor and Extension Specialist – Aquaculture
Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Delaware State University
Phone: (302) 857-6456
Email: [email protected]