Fellow Post-Doc Entomology

Location
Kansas
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
 

General Description of Position: Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 12-month, full-time (40 hours/week), non-tenure track position. Anticipated length of appointment: 2 years depending on the availability of funding. Annual renewal contingent on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community which can be found at https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html  Job Description: Primary responsibilities:  

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.

Required Minimum Qualifications: 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 as demonstrated by publications. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in entomology or biology.   Extensive research experience in stored product entomology and insect pest management, and excellent organizational, and written and interpersonal communication skills. Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit application package, including: 1) a letter of application elaborating qualifications, 2) detailed curriculum vitae, 3) copies of university transcripts, and 4) contact information including e-mail addresses of at least three professional references.  For further information about the position, contact Dr. Kun Yan Zhu (kzhu@ksu.edu). Screening of Applications Begins: Application screening begins June 12, 2017 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.  Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.