Faculty Job in Academic & University Assistant/Associate Professor of Arthropod Molecular Systematics

University of Idaho

Assistant/Associate Professor of Arthropod Molecular Systematics

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $70,012.80 + DOE

Full/Part
Time:
Full Time

Position Summary:
The Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology is
hiring an Assistant or Associate Professor of Arthropod Molecular Systematics. Rank is negotiable.

Qualified candidates will use
molecular systematics approaches to examine topics such as the impact of newly emerging arthropod pests within Idaho and the Pacific
Northwest (PNW) and the effect of changing environments on species diversity. The work will further understanding
of arthropods relevant to the population and economy of Idaho and the region. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and
graduate courses in the use of molecular techniques in systematics and taxonomy and supervision and development of the collections of the W.
F. Barr Entomology Museum as a regional resource for education and research. The incumbent will also work with stakeholders across the state
and the PNW.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Entomology or related discipline
with emphasis on arthropod molecular systematics is required. Qualified candidates will have a strong record of scholarly achievement that
includes high-impact publications. Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills and experience with entomological
collections are expected.

Preferred Qualifications:

Desired qualifications include the ability to secure
extramural funding, teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, demonstrated ability to mentor students and trainees and
the ability to work cooperatively and effectively in a team environment with colleagues and stakeholders.

Physical
Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000619P

Posting
Date:
10/06/2017

Closing Date: 12/14/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:
Along with your on-line application, write a letter of application addressing your
qualifications (for both the minimum and preferred qualifications listed) and interests, including a clear description of your research and
teaching philosophies. In addition, your application materials must include a CV and the names and contact information for at least three
(3) professional references

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be
able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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