Post Doctoral Position in Entomology at the University of Maryland
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
ADDITIONAL SALARY INFO: This is a full time 2 year position with the
possibility of a 1 year renewal. The University of Maryland offers a health
DESCRIPTION: The Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland, in
cooperation with the USDA ARS, is seeking a post doctoral candidate in
Biological Control. The post doc candidate will be expected to develop a
strong research program focusing on biological control of Emerald Ash Borer
evaluating exotic parasitoids and indigenous natural enemies. This project
consists of both field and laboratory components. The successful candidate
is expected to show initiative and innovation and be able to work
independently as well as part of a team. The candidate will conduct
research under the supervision of Dr. Paula Shrewsbury in the Department of
Entomology at the UMD in College Park MD, in collaboration with Dr. Jian
Duan of the USDA ARS in Newark DE.
The Department of Entomology has excellent infrastructure support. College
Park is the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland. The
University's proximity to Washington, D.C. offers diverse opportunities for
partnerships with governmental and non-profit organizations and research
QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a recent Ph.D. in Entomology or a
closely related field. Research experience in classical biological control
and/or wood boring insects is highly preferred. Strong statistical skills
would be helpful. The candidate must enjoy working outdoors and be in good
physical condition to endure the rigors of field research in MD.
TO APPLY: Application packet should include a letter of intent addressing
applicant's research experience and skills, and long term career goals;
curriculum vitae; transcripts; names and contact information of three
references that are familiar with your research. Submit applications
electronically to Joanne Lewis at jclewis(a)umd.edu. Call Joanne Lewis at
301-405-3912 if you have questions. For full consideration, complete
applications should be received by August 31, 2011. The search will
continue until the position is filled.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
EMPLOYER AND STRONGLY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS.
ENJOY IUFRO 2011 JOINT MEETING STAYING AT A LOVELY UNIQUE HOTEL AT THE
DOWTOWN, NEAR TO THE HISTORICAL TOWN WITH THIS INCREDIBLE PACKAGE INCLUDING:
* REGISTRATION FEE
* 4 NIGHTS AT THE ITALIANO HOTEL
* SHUTTLE SERVICE (ROUND TRIP: HOTEL - VENUE - HOTEL)
* USD 700* DBL based
* USD 850* SGL based
*Fees per person in American Dollars. Package is only for graduate and
postgraduate students. End of promotion August 30th or when available places
are allocated. One abstract submission will be accepted for poster
presentation only by August 30th.
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20 de Setiembre 1544
2011 Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting
October 12 and 13, 2011
$50 registration fee (includes continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch both
Ohio State University is pleased host the 2011 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Research and Technology Development Meeting at the Ohio Agricultural
Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, Ohio. This meeting
replaces the Research and Technology Developments meetings hosted by USDA
APHIS in past years. We expect a program packed with reports on the latest
EAB related technology developments and research results. A poster session
with a cash bar will be held the evening of October 12. All researchers who
have received USDA funding for EAB related research are especially
encouraged to submit papers and posters for presentation, but submissions
for all EAB related research will be welcomed.
Attendance is limited to the first 250 people that register, so mark your
calendars and get your registration turned in early.
The deadline to submit paper and poster titles is September 9.
See the following website for registration and lodging information,
instructions for submitting paper and poster title, and an agenda (when
Funding and other support for this meeting has been provided by Ohio State
University and USDA APHIS.
Please excuse any duplicate postings.