The Department of Entomology will fill a tenured Endowed Chair with an internationally recognized mid- to senior-career scientist in any aspect of Urban Entomology available Oct. 1, 2017. The successful candidate will conduct fundamental and applied research on insects of importance to California’s urban environment and structural pest control industry. Research areas could include, but would not be limited to behavior, ecology, genetics, physiology and toxicology of urban and structural pests. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in urban pest management programs and interact with the structural pest control industry and the public. Research efforts must be consistent with the mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station and directed towards managing insects of importance to structures in the urban environment. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Entomology or related Life Science discipline. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of strong training and experience with modern biological approaches to the study of integrated pest management of insects of importance in the urban environment.
All application materials should be sent to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00734. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. John Trumble, Chair of the Endowed Chair in Urban Entomology Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled. Information about the Entomology Department and an expanded position description can be found at: http://www.entomology.ucr.edu.
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