Potential to extend depending on performance and funding.
2 openings available.
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The successful applicant will study the biology, ecology and management of selected insect pests in vegetable cropping systems in New York. Research projects are expected to improve basic understanding of insect-plant interactions, insect dispersal and population ecology. Additional research will identify management strategies for vegetable insect pests that are less reliant on insecticide use, especially products harmful to beneficial insects including bees. This position requires collaboration with other entomologists, extension educators and vegetable growers.
Ph.D. in entomology or related discipline. Desire an individual with a background in insect ecology, pest management, statistics and familiarity with agricultural production. Experience working in vegetable cropping systems is highly desirable. Must have a driver's license. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a statement supporting diverse communities to: Brian A. Nault, Dept. of Entomology, Cornell AgriTech, 15 Castle Creek Dr., Geneva, NY 14456; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2024 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
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