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Entomology jobs: AgraQuest, Inc., Moscow Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Kansas State University

Community and ForumBlogEntomology jobs: AgraQuest, Inc., Moscow Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Kansas State University

Lev Bely, 04.06.2012 18:31

Scientist I — Insecticide/Nematicide Research & Commericialization, AgraQuest, Inc. (Davis, CA, US)

Insects and mites cause significant crop losses in California, as well as other regions of the world. AgraQuest, Inc. is a successful Biopesticide company with microbial biofungicide and insecticide sales in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

We are currently seeking a Research Scientist whose primary responsibility will be to focus on the basic biology of invertebrates, mode of action and structure/activity relationships of bioactive compounds, arthropod behavior, chemically-mediated growth promotion in plants, and the ecology of plant-invertebrate interactions. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with research experience in insect behavior.

The successful candidate will work as a member of the Entomology/Nematology team, which develops and supports new and proprietary natural product-based agricultural products. Working in close collaboration with other disciplines within the R&D group, the team develops and performs lab, greenhouse, and early-stage field trials, screens potential insecticides and nematicides, studies the interaction between invertebrates and host-plants, and supports the sales of existing products. A key component of the group’s responsibilities is the advancement of active candidates to early-stage development.

Excellent communication skills are required, as is a sense of passion for the rapid commercialization of new, first-in-class agricultural products. AgraQuest, Inc. has actively expanded its research infrastructure over the past 4 years, and the candidate will continue to identify new tools, techniques, and assays in an effort to more effectively develop novel and innovative crop protection products and solutions.

Educational Requirements and Job Experience:

Knowledge:

Skills:

To apply, please send your resume with cover letter referencing job title to: jobs@agraquest.com.

Entomologist, FSHA Moscow Hygiene and Epidemiology Centre, Moscow (Russia, Moscow Eastern Autonomous District)

FSHA Moscow Hygiene and Epidemiology Centre has an opening for an entomologist.

The Centre provides expertises on enterprises, goods, project plans and other kind of official papers. We also arrange researches in microbiology, sanitary hygiene, radiology and other fields concerned.

Full-time job (half-time as well), paid annual regular and additional leaves, 17000 roubles month salary. The position is located at Moscow Hygiene and Epidemiology Centre, Moscow (Russia), near Perovo metro station.

Duties include:

Qualification required: M.S degree in entomology or zoology.

Contact: http://msk.superjob.ru/rabota/vacancy-11978335.html (registration needed), or filial_vao@pochta.ru.

Assistant Professor, Field Crop Entomologist, Kansas State University (Kansas, US)

Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology and Southwest Area (KS) Extension Office. Field Crop Entomologist, 12-month, tenure track, 60% extension, 40% research.

Position is located at Southwest Research and Extension Center, Garden City, Kansas. Duties include developing a field crop entomology extension and applied research program for insect and mite pests of crops in western Kansas.

Qualifications required include a PhD in entomology, or a closely related discipline with a strong background in applied arthropod pest management. Application deadline is August 1, 2012.

SuperJob, http://msk.superjob.ru, The Entomological Society of America (ESA), http://www.entsoc.org

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