Ph.D. in Entomology or a related field. No postdoctoral experience required. Experience in Entomology with demonstrated active research in the area of Lepidoptera systematics with a focus on the superfamily Noctuoidea preferred.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Responsible for research focused on the management of invasive species of Lepidoptera in pine and oak forests of East Texas. Project will include field studies that involves monitoring of moth populations on oak and pine trees, monitoring of predator and parasitoid populations, in addition to various aspects of invertebrate pathology and microbial control such as production and formulation technology, genetics, and ecology.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs basic or applied research in the area of Entomology. Prepares research results for publication reports, papers, journals, and books. Performs data and statistical analyses. Prepares seminars, talks, or lectures for dissemination of knowledge, particularly the results of research undertaken. Supervises research staff and graduate students to carry out goals and objectives. Works in collaboration or independently with grant proposals. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 24342
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