Research Associate in Agriculture and Natural Resources

Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Entomology Agriculture And Natural Res 10002268
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

Coordinate projects dealing with vector surveillance and control in Michigan, including supervision of students and interns. Work closely with investigators at other institutions in the Center, and with public health and vector control agencies in the region. Conduct original research in areas of new surveillance approaches, novel vector control methods, vector population genetics, and/or management of resistance in vector populations. Prepare project reports, participate in and present results at organizational and scientific meetings, and publish results in peer-reviewed journals.  Position is a 12-month fixed term appointment, with annual reappointment based on performance and availability of funding. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Entomology, Disease Ecology or related

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate in Entomology, Disease Ecology or related field
  • Experience in conducting field research in vector ecology and coordinating research activities.
  • Database management skills. 
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a research team, and to communicate effectively orally and through publication.

Required Application Materials

Letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.

Special Instructions

Application review will begin on August 26, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please provide the and names and contact information for three references.

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Advertised: Aug 12, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 11, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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