Postdoctoral Research Associate in Urban Pest Management

The Urban Entomology lab at Department of Entomology, Rutgers University has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position starting in January 2021. Primary responsibility is to conduct applied research in urban pest management. Current projects include house mouse and cockroach management research in apartment buildings. The secondary responsibility is to collaborate with the pest control industry to design, execute, and summarize bioassays. The candidate is expected to assist in grant preparation, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, present research findings in professional meetings, and publish results in peer-reviewed journals. Continuous employment will depend on funding and performance. Requires a PhD in area of Entomology or closely related field. Requires a strong background and knowledge of insect behavior, pest management, insecticide toxicology, experimental design and statistical analysis, excellent organizational, interpersonal skills. Candidate with a strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals is preferred. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and have direct contact with laboratory rodents/animals. Field research will involve inspection of apartment buildings for pest infestations, conduct resident interviews and pest control operations. Application: Email a letter of interest, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, CV, and contact information of three references to Dr. Changlu Wang. Department of Entomology, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. E-mail: changluw@rutgers.edu. Web site: https://entomology.rutgers.edu/personnel/changlu-wang/
Job Type: 
Regular
Job Listing Expiration: 
60 Days
Company Name: 
Rutgers University
Name of Contact Person: 
Changlu Wang
Contact Person's Phone: 
8489329552
City: 
New Brunswick
State/Province: 
New Jersey
Country: 
United States