Research Professional I - Fruit Entomology

A Research Professional I position (with full benefits) is currently available in the Fruit Entomology Laboratory in the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. The job will entail basic and applied research related to biology, ecology, and management of insect pests of blueberries and other small fruit crops grown in Georgia. The successful candidate must have working knowledge of insect pest management and implementation of field and lab experiments involving insect pests, and basic knowledge of experimental design. A general understanding of insect rearing, data collection and analysis of data is essential. The ability to travel to field sites throughout Georgia and perform field research under general outdoor conditions is essential.

The ideal candidate should have a Masters in Entomology or a closely related discipline, genuine interest and experience in applied entomological research (trial design, data collection, and data analysis), and be physically able to work independently in laboratory and field settings. Qualified candidates will be encouraged to continue further education and training.

This position is available immediately. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Contact Information: If you have questions or need further information about the position, please contact Ashfaq Sial, Assistant Professor/IPM Coordinator, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. E-mail:

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60 Days
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University of Georgia
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Dr. Ash Sial
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