Post-Doctoral Position in Population Ecology and Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid at UMass

Post-Doctoral Position in Population Ecology and Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Post-doc will lead research project aimed at understanding adelgid population growth and survival in the presence and absence of Laricobius nigrinus, a predatory beetle established at various sites in eastern United States as part of a biological control effort against the adelgid. Requirements: PhD in Entomology, Ecology or related field. Applicants should have strong background in population dynamics and statistics. Salary competitive and depends on experience. Please e-mail application letter along with CV and names of three professional references to Joe Elkinton: elkinton@ent.umass.edu. Contact him and visit his web site http://elkintonlab.wordpress.com/ for more information. Phone No: 413-545-4816. Mailing address: Dept of Environmental Conservation, Holdsworth Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, 01003. Closing date: Monday Jan. 13, 2014 or until position is filled.

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