Dr. Rebecca Hallett of the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph is looking for a graduate student and a post-doctoral research assistant to join her research group.
Insect‐Plant Interactions & Pest Management – Graduate Student Position Available
I am currently seeking a motivated graduate student (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) to investigate host plant interactions between the invasive crucifer pest, the swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)) and spring canola. The graduate student will investigate the relationships between timing and intensity of swede midge populations, canola phenology, damage severity and yield impacts. This project is part of a larger program to develop an integrated pest management program for swede midge in spring canola, including insecticide efficacy, optimal insecticide timing with respect to canola phenology, and the development of comprehensive pest management recommendations for swede midge in canola.
Start date and stipend:
Anticipated start date of September 2012 (preferred) or January 2013. Funding is guaranteed for 3 years at the Ph.D level and 2 years at the M.Sc. level.
Deadline for Application: June 15, 2012
For application procedures and required qualifications, please see full advertisement here.
Entomology & Chemical Ecology – Post-Doctoral Research Associate Position Available
We are currently seeking a motivated Post-Doctoral Research Associate to investigate the chemical ecology of Spotted Wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)), an invasive pest of soft-skinned fruit. The post-doc will develop semiochemical-based pest management methods for D. suzukii that can be used in both conventional and organic production systems. The post-doc will help design and execute lab and fieldwork, analyze data, and write up publications in collaboration with the PI and other members of the research team. The post-doc will also have opportunities to supervise undergraduate project students and to interact with collaborators at Vineland Research Innovation Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and OMAFRA. This project is part of a larger program on the biology and management of D. suzukii in Ontario.
Anticipated start date of 1 August 2012. Two year position, with possibility of extension.
Deadline for Application: June 10, 2012
For full application procedures and required qualifications, please see full advertisement here.
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I, Md. Mesbah Uddin, applied for the Post-Doctoral Research Associate position. When will be the result declared and is there any possibility for me to have the job?
MD. Mesbah, please contact Rebecca for further information about your application.
Thanks Jackson for your suggestion.
Is there any post doc available for the Entomologists at any University of Canada? Right now I am seeking a post doc urgently.
We haven’t received any postings lately, so your best bet is probably to directly contact the PIs of labs in which you’d like to work!