ASSISTANT SPECIALIST, Step I to III – Insect Parasitoid Biology and Ecology

Location
Berkeley, California
Salary
Posted
Nov 29, 2017
Closes
Dec 29, 2017
Organization Type
University and College

ASSISTANT SPECIALIST, Step I to III – Insect Parasitoid Biology and Ecology

Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management

The Daane Laboratory in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management at the University of California, Berkeley is looking for a highly motivated Assistant Specialist. The incumbent will perform quarantine studies on imported natural enemies of invasive insects that damage California crops or landscape plants. The experiments will include non-target host assessment, parasitoid efficacy, parasitoid temperature development and host stage preference, and parasitoid response to volatile cues and other host-searching behaviors. This position will report to Cooperative Extension Specialist (faculty) Kent Daane. This six month (6) appointment will be full-time. The anticipated start date for the positon is late Fall 2017. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to

http://apptrkr.com/1114351.

For questions, please contact Kent Daane at kdaane@ucanr.edu. This position is open until filled. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO Employer.