Postdoctoral Research Entomologist position open at USDA-ARS, California

The USDA-ARS in Albany, California, has an opening for a one-year postdoctoral research entomologist with possible extension for a second year. The full-time position is at the Federal GS-11 level and earns annual and sick leave as well as other federal employee health benefits.  The position is located at the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Invasive Species and Pollinator Health (ISPH) Research Unit, Albany, CA.

The incumbent is responsible for planning, conducting, interpreting and reporting research on the life cycle, rearing, host plant specificity and potential impact of prospective biological control agents already under study in  a quarantine laboratory, and on evaluating the establishment and impact of previously-permitted biological control agents in the field.

CONTACT PERSON AND HOW TO APPLY: For more information, contact Dr. Patrick J. Moran, Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS, Invasive Species and Pollinator Health Research Unit, 800 Buchanan St., Albany, CA 94710. Email: Patrick.Moran@usda.gov Phone:  510-559-6393 (o); 510-323-5962 (m) (preferred); Fax: 510-559-5963. Applicants must submit a resume/CV, cover letter indicating interest in the position, unofficial copies of transcripts (e.g., pdf scans), and contact information for two references. 

Term: Starting January 2022

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