POSTDOC AND GRAD STUDENT POSTIONS AVAILABLE IN PEST MANAGEMENT & POLLINATOR
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.
1179 University Dr.
The Ohio State University Newark
Newark, OH 43055
For additional information about the labs, visit the following websites:
Goodell Lab: http://u.osu.edu/goodell.18/
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.