Postdoctoral research associate fruit crop entomology laboratory position announced

Job OpportunityDeadline for application: Dec. 15, 2015 and will continue until position is filled.
Start Date: January 2016
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Fruit Crop Entomology Laboratory

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Entomology at University of Wisconsin-Madison to work on the management of the invasive spotted wing drosophila in Wisconsin berry crops and on improving pollination services in cranberry. We are looking for a researcher to work on testing new effective baits and on describing the temporal and spatial distribution of SWD populations. Research on cranberry includes testing the effect of pest management strategies on bee fidelity to cranberry. The researcher will be responsible for designing and conducting the research, analyzing the data, and report results in peer-reviewed publications.

The position will be at the University of Wisconsin in Madison in the Department of Entomology in the Guédot’s Fruit Crop Entomology Laboratory See website for more information.

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. in entomology, ecology or a related field with demonstrated experience in conducting field and lab research, have a record in writing peer-reviewed publications, and be comfortable working independently and supervising students. Participation in extension activities to support the Fruit Crop Entomology program is expected. Funding is available for two years with the possibility to continue based on performance and funding.

To apply: Interested applicants should submit a current CV, statement of research interests and experience, contact information for three references, and copies of recent publications to Christelle Guédot at

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