Post-Doctoral Associate – Entomologist/Applied Insect Ecologist
Entomologist/Applied Insect Ecologist – 12-month appointment with potential to extend in the Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Cornell AgriTech, Geneva, NY 14456.
AVAILABLE: As early as January 1, 2019.
RESEARCH: The successful applicant will develop, implement and evaluate an effective IPM program for onion thrips that will ensure the sustainability and profitability of onion production. Additional responsibilities will be determined based on the candidate’s research and extension interests and expertise. Examples might include insect-plant-pathogen interactions, population ecology and biological control. This USDA SCRI grant-supported position requires collaboration with entomologists, plant pathologists, plant breeders, extension educators and onion growers.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in entomology or related discipline. Desire an individual with a background in applied insect ecology, IPM, statistics and familiarity with commercial agricultural production. Experience working in agricultural cropping systems is highly desirable, especially vegetable crops.
SALARY: Starting $52,000/year with an excellent benefits package.
APPLICATION: Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three references to:
Dr. Brian A. Nault
Department of Entomology
630 W. North Street
Geneva, NY 14456