Graduate research assistantships, two-lined spittle bug ecology and management, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Two graduate assistantships are available immediately (M.S., possibly Ph.D.), to work on the ecology and management of two-lined spittlebug (Prosapia bicincta, Cercopidae), a recently invasive pest of pastures in Hawaii. Prospective areas of study include general biology; host plant range; ecosystem impacts; biological control; and chemical and cultural pest management options for P. bicincta. Applicants will be required to be accepted into the Entomology Graduate program https://cms.ctahr.hawaii.edu/peps/Academics/GraduateProgram/Entomology.aspx.
Online applications (preferred) should be made at <http://manoa.hawaii.edu/graduate/content/submitting-your-application>.
Despite published deadlines being passed, we will consider applications received by November 30, 2017 for admission for the Spring 2018 semester.
Minimum requirements: B.S. or B.A. in entomology, biology or related field; drivers license. Acceptance to entomology graduate program.
Send inquiries to Dr. Mark G. Wright firstname.lastname@example.org