Assistant Professor Position

Jim Woolley JimWoolley at TAMU.EDU
Thu Jan 3 15:19:48 CST 2002

Assistant Professor
(Molecular Genetics and Systematics of Invasive Insect Species)

Position No. 83148, nine  month,  tenure track, 70% research, 30%
instruction. To begin August  2002.

Duties:  Develop a research program applying molecular techniques
such as DNA fingerprinting and sequencing, genomic and mitochondrial
DNA analyses, alloenzymes, and/or cuticular hydrocarbon  patterns to
develop biologically-based methods of identifying, excluding, and
managing invasive insect species, and assessing impacts on native
species, in Hawaii and the Pacific basin. The candidate  will be
responsible for a broad-based undergraduate course in Systematic
Entomology, for developing a graduate course in application of
molecular techniques to invasive species biology & management, and
for assisting in courses in Invasive Pest Species and Insect and
Plant Pathogen Genetics.

Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Entomology or closely related
field. Research experience in molecular population genetics and/or
systematics of invasive insect species.

Desirable Qualifications:  Post-doctoral research experience in
molecular genetics or systematics of economically important insect
species. Teaching experience at the university level. Demonstrated
knowledge of insects of importance in the Pacific Basin.

To Apply:  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and official
transcripts of college training, and have three confidential letters
of reference sent to Dr. Julian R. Yates III, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, College of
Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii at
Manoa, 3050 Maile Way, Rm 310. Honolulu, Hawaii 96822-2279.
Inquiries:  Telephone (808) 956-6747; FAX (808) 956-2428; Email:
Yates at

Closing Date:  January 31, 2002

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