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Post doctoral associate position open at Cornell

POSITION:

Entomologist/Applied Insect Ecologist – 12-month appointment with potential to extend in the Department of Entomology, Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY 14456.

AVAILABLE:

As early as January 1, 2018.

RESEARCH:

The successful applicant will develop and implement an effective IPM program for onion thrips and Stemphylium leaf blight that will ensure the sustainability and profitability of organic onion production in the Great Lakes region. Additional responsibilities will be determined based on the candidate’s research and extension interests and expertise. This position requires collaboration with entomologists, plant pathologists, plant breeders, extension educators and organic vegetable growers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. in entomology or related discipline. Desire an individual with a background in applied insect ecology, IPM, statistics and familiarity with plant disease management. Experience working in agricultural cropping systems is highly desirable, especially vegetable crops.

SALARY:

Starting $52,000/year with an excellent benefits package.

APPLICATION:

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three references to:

Dr. Brian A. Nault Department of Entomology Cornell University
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station 630 W. North Street
Geneva, NY 14456 Email: ban6@cornell.edu Phone: 315-787-2354

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