Job: Entomology, research associate

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Fecha Límite: 

Lunes, 10 agosto 2015


Department of Entomology

July 13, 2015

Position:                      Research Associate

Location:                    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University,

                                    Manhattan, KS  66506-4004.

Appointment:              12-month, full-time (40 hours/week), term, non-tenure track position. Annual renewal contingent on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Salary:                        $37,000 to $39,000/year  (negotiable based on experience) plus benefits

Starting Date:             September 14, 2015

Responsibilities:          Primary responsibilities include: 1.) plan and conduct plants - arthropod laboratory and greenhouse experiments; 2.) prepare and publish data in refereed journals and present at conferences; 3.) prepare applications for extramural funding; and 4.) assist in managing graduate and undergraduate students.

Qualifications:            Required: Ph.D in biology, entomology, or a closely related field with a strong background in the design, conduct and analysis of arthropod bioassays. Experience with DNA and RNA prep, PCR and qRT-PCR; bioinformatics and statistical analysis to support results of genomic or transcriptomic sequence analyses; familiarity with SAS statistical programs. Desirable: Experience using ELISA or RNAi.

Applications:               Please submit a cover letter including research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information, including e-mail addresses of at least three references by email to Evelyn Kennedy (<>  Screening of applications begins August 10, 2015 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

                                    Contact person for specific information regarding the position:

Dr. Mike Smith

Department of Entomology

Kansas State University

123 Waters Hall

Manhattan, KS 66506-4004

Email: <>

 Kansas State University is an AA/EOE employer of individuals with disabilities

and protected veterans; and encourages diversity among its employees.  Background check is required.



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