Postdoctoral Research Fellow- Entomology & Plant Pathology

A post-doctoral fellow (postdoc) position is available in the field of insect behavior, chemical/molecular ecology and pest management within the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Auburn University. The individual in this position will lead/participate in on-going research projects and will be expected to initiate new innovative research projects in the identified focus areas. Essential functions include but are not limited to: conducting lab, greenhouse and field experimental work, analyzing data, preparing reports and research manuscripts, developing and submitting research proposals to funding agencies, and performing other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will participate in both basic and applied research relating to various crop-pest systems, including those of row crops, fruits and vegetables. The individual will also have the opportunity to participate in grant proposal development and to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. This is a benefit eligible, non-tenure track position. The appointment is for an initial period of one year with a possibility of continuance up to a maximum of four years depending on performance and funding availability.

The minimum qualification is an earned Ph.D. in Entomology or a related discipline at the time employment begins. Selected candidates must have experience with chemical/molecular ecology techniques and demonstrated interdisciplinary and team research experience. The individual selected for the position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by the start date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Applicants must complete an on-line application process at the following link:

and attach the following: 1) Cover letter stating research interests and career goals, 2) current curriculum vita, and 3) copies of all academic transcripts. When prompted, please provide names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered. Active review of applications will begin August 24, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

For questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Henry Fadamiro, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology

301 Funchess Hall

Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: 334-844-8727

E-mail: fadamhy@

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