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Manhattan KS 66506-4004

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      Assistant Professor (12-month, Tenure Track) position in Agroecosystem Landscape Ecology

Job Description: The incumbent will develop a strong research program in agroecosystem landscape ecology emphasizing pest and/or beneficial arthropods in field crop systems and surrounding habitats. Possible research approaches and tools include, but are not limited to, geolocation techniques, population dynamics, dispersal/migratory behavior, mathematical and statistical modeling, or molecular techniques.

Collaborate in research with faculty on and off campus in departments of Entomology, Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Division of Biology, Statistics or in the USDA Center for Grain and Animal Health Research. Procure extramural grant funding to support research efforts. Teach one undergraduate course per year and one graduate-level insect ecology course every other year with the potential for new course(s) in a defined area of interest. Supervise and co-advise graduate students and serve on graduate student committees. Mentoring of undergraduate student research projects is also encouraged. Provide guest lectures, as needed, in courses or programs within and outside the Department.  Participate in various departmental, college, university, and professional society committees. Occasional participation in departmental outreach activities is expected.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. and significant course work in insect ecology with a strong research emphasis in the field, as measured by professional publications. Successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to conduct ecological research at a landscape level, acquire funding to support his/her research, and publish in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to excellence in research, the incumbent is expected to have demonstrable skills in verbal and written communication, interpersonal relations, and procurement of extramural funding.

Submit Materials to http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job

Screening of applications begins July 1, 2017

See the full position announcement here.

      Postdoctoral Research Fellow

12-month, full-time (40 hours/week), term, non-tenure track position.

Primary responsibilities include designing experiments, conducting research, and analyzing data with a research emphasis on improving the distribution and efficacy of aerosol insecticides for controlling stored-product insects in food storage and processing facilities. Other responsibilities include preparing progress reports and manuscripts, and maintaining insect colonies and research facilities.  Ph.D. degree in Entomology or a related discipline with relevant coursework in stored product entomology, insect pest management, insect toxicology and/or statistics; extensive research experience in insect pest management; excellent organizational, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Submit Materials to http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/501345/fellow-postdoc-entomology

Screening of applications begins June 12, 2017

See the full position announcement here.

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