Assistant Professor-Forest Ecology at University of Wisconsin

Here is a rewarding and challenging opportunity to conduct research and teach in forest ecology. Ideally, the successful candidate will focus on forest and landscape responses to change agents and the manipulation of forest structure and composition. Our new colleague will create a vibrant research program and make meaningful contributions in teaching; and mentoring undergraduates, graduates, and trainees. The Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is internationally known for its research, teaching, and outreach and we are eager to welcome a new colleague to work and collaborate with us.

We seek candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense and strive to provide a supportive environment for faculty, staff, and students. Continue reading

Insect Vector Biologist position open at University of Wisconsin

The Department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a national and international leader in basic and applied aspects of insect biology, and has expertise ranging from molecular and sub-organismal biology to applied ecology. We seek to complement these strengths by establishing a new position in Vector Biology and Insect Interactions with Microbial Associates.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Evidence of established scholarship including a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals together with the potential for contributions of national and international significance at the Assistant Professor level; Evidence of success in securing extramural funding; Evidence of excellent teaching skills. Continue reading

All Bugs Good and Bad webinar focuses on wildlife December 4

It is wonderful to have wildlife in your backyard until that wildlife damages your plants, disfigures your lawn, or invades your house.  In this webinar Dr. Scott Hygnstrom from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point will explain how to minimize problems from small mammals such as squirrels, chipmunks, moles, voles, rats, and mice.  Continue reading