Endowed Chair in Urban Entomology University of California, Riverside

The Department of Entomology will fill a tenured Endowed Chair with an internationally recognized mid- to senior-career scientist in any aspect of Urban Entomology available October 1, 2017. The successful candidate will conduct fundamental and applied research on insects of importance to California’s urban environment and structural pest control industry. Research areas could include, but would not be limited to behavior, ecology, genetics, physiology and toxicology of urban and structural pests. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in urban pest management programs and interact with the structural pest control industry and the public. Research efforts must be consistent with the mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station and directed towards managing insects of importance to structures in the urban environment. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Entomology or related Life Science discipline. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of strong training and experience with modern biological approaches to the study of integrated pest management of insects of importance in the urban environment. Continue reading

National Conference on Urban Entomology

The following announcement is from Kyle Jordan, NCUE Conference Chair.

The 2016 National Conference on Urban Entomology in Albuquerque, NM, is fast approaching (May 22-25, 2016). We will be joining forces with the Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Pest Ant Conference this year in what we hope will be a very successful and long-lasting partnership. Deadlines for awards and papers has been extended to March 1. Please go to our website (http://ncue.tamu.edu) and/or our Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ncue16) to check out the nomination forms for the Distinguished Achievement in Urban Entomology Award and the student scholarships (one for each level – undergrad, Master’s, and Ph.D.). Continue reading

National Conference on Urban Entomology registration open

The NCUE emphasizes innovation and research on household, structural and public health arthropod pests.  The conference goal is to facilitate open communication of information among pest management professionals and scientists in industry, academia and government.

The 2012 National Conference on Urban Entomology (NCUE) will take place May 20-23, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. To register for the conference, go to http://ncue.tamu.edu/.