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Post-doctoral Positions

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Postdoctoral
Research
Associate 

University
of Florida
Southwest
Florida
Research and
Education
Center
Immokalee, FL

Two postdoctoral positions are available in
Dr. Jawwad Qureshi’s entomology program at the
University of Florida Southwest Florida Research and
Education Center, Immokalee, FL. Research will focus on
developing integrated and sustainable management
programs for Asian citrus psyllid in citrus. Work involves
travelling to multiple locations (2-3 hours drive one side) on
regular basis for project related activities including
maintenance of the experimental plots, working with staff
and collection of data. Experience in insect behavior,
ecology, IPM and statistics is required. Candidates are
expected to publish peer reviewed and extension articles and
prepare reports and presentation to deliver to clientele. 

 

To apply, send a cover letter,
CV, sample publications and
contact information for 3
professional references to
Dr. Qureshi (jawwadq@ufl.edu). 

Postdoctoral
Research
Associate,
Insect Molecular
Genetics 

Location:
Handler Laboratory 
Insect Behavior and
Biocontrol Research Unit
USDA-ARS Center
for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology 
1700 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, Florida 32608

Description:
Post-doctoral position requiring a degree and/or experience in one or more fields of Molecular Biology, Molecular Entomology, Genetics, Genomics and/or Entomology. Research projects include creation of genetically-modified insect strains (tephritid
and drosophilid fruit flies) for conditional sex-specific selection and male sterility to improve population control programs, and analysis and mitigation of genetic breakdown of conditional lethal insect strains.

Preferred qualifications:  Molecular biology bench experience is desired in methodologies that include CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing, eucaryotic gene-transfer (e.g. germ-line transformation), molecular cloning, PCR and RT-qPCR.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

Contact: Contact or send CV with references
to Dr. Alfred Handler: ahandler@ufl.edu


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