The Center for Integrated Pest Management at NC State University is seeking a research scholar to work with the USDA Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, Plant Epidemiology and Risk Analysis Laboratory.
The successful applicant will carry out work supporting cooperative activities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management. This work will entail the collection development, evaluation, analysis and communication of biological information. The primary responsibility of this position will be to research, write, and present reports on various arthropods, plant pathogens and nematodes, which will be used to develop pest forecast models to support USDA APHIS decision making processes. The person in this position should have experience in geospatial analysis and will work closely with a team of GIS analysts, modelers, and researchers at the USDA’s Center for Plant Health Science and Technology. The work will involve performing literature searches, reviewing and interpreting highly technical scientific information and government reports, corresponding with subject matter experts, developing forecast models and analyzing information to produce written reports that will then be presented to a team of analysts.
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