Funding is available through a multi-university USDA-NIFA Specialty Crop 
Research grant. The team of researchers involved in this project will examine 
how neonicotinoid pesticides in cucurbits can be used to manage pests while 
protecting the health of honeybees and other beneficial pollinating insects. 
Postdoctoral and Graduate Student (PhD or MS) positions are open in the 
Department of Entomology at Purdue University and Michigan State University, 
and the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology at Ohio State 

Postdoctoral position: This position is based at The Ohio State University, 
Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology, Columbus, OH. 
Interested individuals must have a PhD in entomology, ecology or a related 
field. Demonstrated experience working in the field, knowledge of insect 
taxonomy, behavioral ecological methods, and landscape analyses, and 
statistical approaches is required. Interest and experience with pesticides, 
on farm research, pollinators and sustainable agriculture are definite pluses. 
Postdoctoral associates are required to fluently communicate scientific 
results to both technical and lay audiences in written and presentation 
formats. Funding is provided for 1 year, with potential to continue, based on 
satisfactory performance. Starting salary is $47,500/year with a competitive 
benefits package. Interested persons should send a CV, a statement of research 
interests, copies of recent publications and contact information for three 
references to the appropriate contacts listed below.

Starting date: Preferred start date for all positions is spring 2017. 

Contact information:
Karen Goodell ([log in to unmask])
1179 University Dr. 
The Ohio State University Newark
Newark, OH 43055

For additional information about the labs, visit the following websites:
Goodell Lab:

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified 
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, 
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, 
disability status, or protected veteran status.