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. Continue reading

Postdoctoral Fellow (Charkowski-USDA-CARE)

The person in this position will be responsible for experiments designed to improve detection and management of blackleg and soft rot pathogens of potato, including Dickeya and Pectobacterium species. These two bacterial pathogens are the main bacterial pathogens of potato and cause disease annually in the 70,000 acres of potato grown in Colorado. They are also among the most important bacterial pathogens of potato worldwide. The incumbent will also assist in outreach activities related to this project.

The job is at Colorado State University. Click here to find out more information or to apply.

Post‐Doctoral Scholar in Entomology

Position Location: Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, University of California-­‐Davis, Davis, CA.

Position Summary: This position is funded in part by a grant from the Specialty Crop Research Initiative. The scholar will determine current status of brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) on specialty crops in the Central Valley of California and develop and refine pest management programs appropriate for this invasive stink bug in this important agricultural production area. Pest biology, biological control, damage potential, sampling, and management will be among the areas of interest.   Continue reading

UC Davis post doctoral position: Epidemiology and Management of Insect-Vectored Viruses

Post-doctoral fellowship to study the epidemiology of Grapevine red blotch-associated virus and biology and management of its vector in the laboratories of Dr. Frank Zalom, Distinguished Professor and Extension Entomologist, Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Dr. Mysore Sudarshana, Research Biologist, USDA-ARS, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616. Continue reading