Postdoctoral Scholar in aquatic plant weed control and restoration at UC Davis

The Gornish lab at the University of Arizona and the Grosholz lab at the University of California, Davis, seek a postdoctoral scholar to manage a weed control and restoration project fully funded by the California Delta Conservancy and the California Department of Water Resources, entitled ‘Investigations of restoration techniques that limit invasion of tidal wetlands.’ Continue reading

USDA seeks Bio-containment Manager Position

USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services-Plant Protection & Quarantine-Science & Technology is recruiting for a Biocontainment Operation Manager in Beltsville, MD.

https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?l=Beltsville%2C+Maryland&l=Beltsville%2C+Maryland&k=biocontainment&p=1

Entomologist position available

Innovative Pest Management was founded in 1992 by its owner, Richard D. Kramer, Ph.D. a Board Certified Entomologist who is a retired U.S. Army LTC with 22 years’ experience as a Preventive Medicine Entomologist. We strive for excellence in customer service and are one of the fastest growing full-service residential and commercial pest management companies in the DC metro area. The company is a 48-person full service pest control company offering termite, general household, bird and wildlife pest management services to government, commercial and residential properties, for example, USDA, Holocaust Memorial Museum, Smithsonian Museum National Gallery of Art, American University, The George Washington University, Fort Belvoir Military Base, and DC Convention Center to name a few. Continue reading

Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology position open at Kansas State

General Description of Position:

The Department of Entomology at Kansas State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (12-month, Tenure Track) position in Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology.

Anticipated start date is January 1, 2018, but negotiable. Continue reading

Assistant/Associate Professor in Entomology and Plant Pathology

The Department of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources at Southern University A &M invites applications for a 9-month, full-time tenure-track faculty position in Entomology and/or Plant Pathology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to (1) develop and teach foundation and applied courses and labs in urban forest entomology, plant pathology, plant health care, and integrated pest management to strengthen the urban forestry curriculum for BS, MS, and PhD programs and graduate certificate programs in Urban Forest Science and Natural Resource Management (2) obtain external teaching and research funding that will involve both undergraduate and graduate students, (3) advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, (4) commit to excellence in teaching, research and service to the university and community. Summer research appointment will be available through SUAREC for the first year to ensure the candidate an opportunity to apply for external funding. Continue reading

Job opening: Field Development Scientist II- Turf, Ornamental and Pest Control

The Field Development Scientist role supporting Pest Control, Vector, Turf, and Ornamental field-based in Texas is posted.  Please review and share with professionals who may be interested.  The link to the job is:  https://career.bayer.us/job/Field-Development-Scientist-II-Turf-Ornamental-and-Pest-Control–SF5252.html

In addition, Bayer offers a referral bonus if your referral is hired.  Referral must be submitted through talent finder in the Bayer intranet.  Please visit http://talentfinder.intranet.cnb/en/about-talentfinder/ to learn more.

Postdoctoral Researcher Microbial Control of Sweet Potato Weevil

This is a grant-funded, non-tenure track position. Funding must be available for any continuation of appointment

WORK LOCATION: Department of Entomology, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, La.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Funding is currently available for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of sweet potato weevil biology and control. The successful applicant will conduct research at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Department of Entomology in partnership with AgBiome, Inc. as part of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded project. The overall objective is to “develop a microbial solution for deployment to smallholder farmers in African nations to control sweet potato weevils.” The postdoctoral researcher will develop and refine laboratory sweet potato weevil feeding assays and identify and characterize microbial activity against the sweet potato weevil. Continue reading