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Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Position Summary/h3 Applications are invited to apply for a postdoctoral research associate position in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University. Research responsibilities of the associate will be associated with research focusing on RNAi insecticide toxicity on insect pests. The position start date will be April 2021.and#160; The initial appointment will be for one year, with potential for renewal for another year based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.and#160;and#160; h3Equal Employment Opportunity Statement/h3 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Entomology or related field h3Minimum Requirements/h3 liThe candidates must have a Ph.D. in Entomology or related field, with evidence of research productivity beyond their graduate research and at least one year of additional postdoctoral experience./li liExperience in conducting insecticide and RNAi bioassays on insect pests./li liExperience rearing and maintaining arthropod lab colonies./li liExperience in handling field residue samples and extraction procedures for residue analysis./li /ul h3Desired Qualifications/h3 type="disc" liExperience in conducting insecticide and RNAi bioassays on insect pests./li liExperience rearing and maintaining arthropod lab colonies./li liExperience in handling field residue samples and extraction procedures for residue analysis./li liExperience with statistical analysis of bioassay data./li /ul h3Required Application Materials/h3 Candidates should submit a cover letter describing research experience and career goals and how they fit this position, a curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references. h3Website/h3 www.ent.msu.edu h3Department Statement/h3 The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The CANR is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that academic excellence is achieved through open access and proactive inclusion. h3MSU Statement/h3 Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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